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Table 2 Training in Trauma-Informed Practices among Partnership Members (N = 332)

From: Developing trauma resilient communities through community capacity-building

Trauma-Informed Practice Partnership Incorporates Practice, %
What traumatic stress is 85%
How traumatic stress affects the brain and body 81%
The relationship between mental health and trauma 86%
The relationship between substance use and trauma 69%
The relationship between homelessness and trauma 72%
How trauma affects a child’s development 80%
How trauma affects a child’s attachment to his/her caregivers 67%
The relationship between childhood trauma and adult re-victimization (e.g., domestic violence, sexual assault) 69%
Different cultural issues (different cultural practices, beliefs, rituals) 69%
Cultural differences in how people understand and respond to trauma 69%
How working with trauma survivors impacts all of us 75%
How to help community members identify triggers (e.g., reminders of dangerous or frightening things that have happened in the past) 68%
How to help community members manage their feelings (e.g., helplessness, rage, sadness, terror, etc.) 71%
De-escalation strategies (i.e., ways to help people to calm down before reaching the point of crisis) 69%
How to develop safety and crisis prevention plans 59%
How to establish and maintain healthy boundaries 72%
How to understand the relationship between poverty and trauma 69%
Understanding how poverty and trauma may impact cognitive abilities, behavior and/or engagement (in treatment, school, work etc.) 70%
How to develop a common vocabulary to describe the impact of stress and trauma on individuals 70%