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SAMHSA's Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach

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This manual introduces a concept of trauma and offers a framework for becoming a trauma-informed organization, system, or service sector. The manual provides a definition of trauma and a trauma-informed approach, and offers 6 key principles and 10 implementation domains.

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SMA14-4884
Publication Date
October 2014

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