Many service providers feel poorly equipped to have conversations with people they know or suspect have experienced trauma. This Blue Knot Foundation publication helps service providers to know when and how to ‘talk about trauma’ or to screen for trauma.
Other learning opportunities
The Right To Be Safe - Ensuring sexual safety in acute mental health inpatient unitsDiversity | Trauma informed care | 2018
This project report is informed by an analysis of complaints and also considers the findings of four MHCC investigations into sexual safety breaches, a comprehensive review of national and international literature, and wide-ranging stakeholder consultations.
Breaking the Cycle of Trauma, Koori Parenting, What Works for UsAboriginal & Torres Strait Islander | Families & carers | Trauma informed care | 2014
Consisting of a booklet, poster and post cards, the resources convey key messages and practical strategies to help Koori parents break intergenerational cycles of trauma within their families. The resources have been directly informed by and developed for, urban, Aboriginal parents.
Australian Guidelines for the Treatment of Acute Stress Disorder & Posttraumatic Stress DisorderAssessment & intervention | Trauma informed care | 2013
These guidelines, developed by Phoenix Australia, provide information about the most effective treatments for PTSD. They are the first national guidelines that provide guidance on the treatment of children and teenagers who experience PTSD.