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    THRIVE provides trainings, technical assistance and consultation to state and local organizations as well as to community members with the goal of creating trauma-informed systems. Services incorporate youth and family perspective through partnerships with the Maine Alliance of Family Organizations, Youth MOVE Maine and individuals with lived experiences in behavioral health, juvenile justice, child welfare and special education systems.
  • National Council Magazine
    This publication provides in-depth articles that support professionals providing trauma-informed care and offers trauma-informed care training resources for the behavioral healthcare professional.
    It's Just Good Medicine: Trauma-Informed Primary Care (PowerPoint/August 2013), presented by the National Council for Behavioral Health and SAMHSA.

Tip 57: Trauma-Informed Care in Behavioral Health Services, SAMHSA

  • Risking Connection
    "Risking Connection teaches a relational framework and skills for working with survivors of traumatic experiences. The focus is on relationship as healing, and on self-care for service providers."
  • The Sanctuary Model
    "The Sanctuary Model represents a theory-based, trauma-informed, evidence-supported, whole culture approach that has a clear and structured methodology for creating or changing an organizational culture."
  • Sanctuary Institute, a division of ANDRUS
    The Sanctuary Institute, a division of ANDRUS in Yonkers, N.Y., provides trainings and consultation to organizations that serve vulnerable adults, children and families "with an aim to help an agency's leaders reclaim a culture of hope and innovation."
  • Seeking Safety
    "Seeking Safety is an evidence-based, present-focused counseling model to help people attain safety from trauma and/or substance abuse." On this site, you will find resources along with information on trainings and implementation of this model.

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  • Seeking Safety - NREPP
    More information about Seeking Safety is available on SAMSHA's National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP) website.
  • National Resource Center on Justice Involved Women
    This site offers further information using Trauma, Addiction, Mental Health and Recovery (TAMAR). "Developed as part of the first phase of the SAMHSA Women, Co-Occurring Disorders and Violence Study, the TAMAR Treatment Group Model is a structured, manualized 15-week intervention combining psycho-educational approaches with expressive therapies. It is designed for women and men with histories of trauma in correctional systems," according to SAMHSA.

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  • Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Model (TREM and M-TREM)
    "The Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Model is intended for trauma survivors, particularly those with exposure to physical or sexual violence. This model is gender-specific: TREM for women and M-TREM for men," according to SAMHSA.