AIR’s Framework for Building Trauma-Informed Organizations and Systems

This document by the American Institute for Research offers a process and curriculum for adopting organizational trauma-informed care to support organizations serving vulnerable children, adults, and families to become trauma-informed. The framework outlined includes a four-phased approach that can be applied to organizations and systems of various size and structure. Phases cover: the exploration of organizational needs; installation of the infrastructure needed to communicate, monitor, and evaluate progress; implementation of customized training and coaching to support trauma-informed care; and full adoption and sustainability of practices.
Record Type: 
Stakeholder Resource
Publication Date: 
January, 2016
January 2016
Partner Resources
OFA Initiatives: 
Systems to Family Stability National Policy Academy
SFS Category: 
Toxic Stress
  • Supportive Services
    • Health/Behavioral Health Referrals and Supports
  • Special Populations
  • TANF Program Administration