"Discovering the lives we seek to serve."
A Trauma-Responsive Approach to Delivery of Services
Acknowledge the widespread impact of trauma, and understand the paths for recovery by integrating The Stages of Trauma & Recovery (STAR) Model & Trauma-Responsive Practice into their workforce culture and tenure individual's capacity for mental well-being and recovery.
As we re-enter society and evaluate the effects of trauma associated with COVID-19 we recognize the similar effects seen within various systems i.e. child welfare, substance abuse, criminal justice, and many others, an increase in substance abuse, disruption of families and communities; these are normal responses to the impact of unresolved trauma and the outcomes are highly impacted by historical life events and Adverse Childhood Experiences.
Prison populations are overwhelming made up of abused children raised within foster care; Veterans with PTSD occupy a high percentage of beds within homeless shelters; 10+% of doctors develop substance abuse disorder at some point in their careers. What may they all share in common?
The Stages of trauma & Recovery (STAR Model)
The Stages of Trauma & Recovery Model
The Stages of Trauma and Recovery (STAR) model and its trauma-responsive techniques are intended to be as relevant as The Stages of Grief and seeks to influence the general public to incorporate the evidence-based best practice trauma-responsive techniques into their daily living activities in the same way as healthy nutrition and exercise.It provides a universal language, framework and continuum of care to the ACES.
The Stages of Trauma and Recovery (STAR) Model explains the SHOCK, PAIN, LOSS, REFLECTING, REBOUNDING, and RECOVERY associated with trauma. STAR honors the capacity for authentic healing within individuals. STAR uses an evidence based comprehensive and holistic approach that honors culturally relevant healing practices. STAR progressively stacks & teaches accessible, affordable and sustainable trauma-responsive techniques.
Medical & Mental Health
Ask the question, "Help me understand; what is important to you?"
Early Childhood Trauma
Historical & Intergenerational
EFFECTS OF TRAUMA
To provide corporate, medical and mental health professionals with a universal trauma-responsive framework and language intended to educate, equip and empower individuals to tenure their own mental health wellness.
A Trauma-Responsive Approach Emphasizes
"CONNECTION over COMPLIANCE EMPOWERS THE
CAPACITY TO RECOVER."
Graduate Student States
"You are changing lives and healing minds. Thank you for the work you do. I know it’s not easy but it's transformative."