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6 Principles of a trauma informed approach in the community

  • Safety

    • Prevents violence across the lifespan and creates safe physical environments.

  • Trustworthiness

    • Fosters positive relationships among residents. City Hall, police, schools, and others.

  • Empowerment

    • Ensures opportunities for growth are available for all.

  • Collaboration

    • Promotes involvement of residents and partnership among agencies.

  • Peer Support

    • Engages residents to work together on issues of common concern.

  • History, Gender, & Culture

    • Values and supports history, culture, and diversity.



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