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Trauma Responsive Care: the next step beyond trauma-informed care

Trauma-informed care training is an important first step in learning about trauma. This baseline is becoming standard for care in human services. The next step is helping your staff to respond to trauma, and to make your agency sustainably trauma responsive, in ways that actually work. Trauma Responsive Care and our staff skills model, the CALMER Skills, take you further in improving quality, reducing liability and containing costs.

Aldridge Palay consults, trains and manages change in Trauma Responsive Care for human service agencies across the country. Take a look at Aldridge Palay's client list.

Click here to get more information about all our products and services, including Trauma Responsive Care and the CALMER model

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Lara Palay contributes textbook chapter The Brain, the Body and the Mind

the chapter on brain-body connection, for the second edition of Integrative Body, Mind, Spirit Social Work: An Empirically Based Approach to Assessment and Treatment, is now available online. The chapter outlines how the brain and the mind interact with and create each other.

The text for “Integrated Body Mind Spirit Social Work,” a Master’s level course at Ohio State University, combining Eastern and Western treatment perspectives. Ms. Palay, a lecturer for the university, has taught sections of this course regularly since its debut in 2010.

Integrative Body, Mind, Spirit Social Work: An Empirically Based Approach to Assessment and Treatment, 2nd Ed. by Mo Yee Lee, Siu-Man Ng, Pamela Pui Yu Leung, Cecilia Lai Wan Chan, and Pamela Leung, Oxford University Press, USA, 2009.

Click here to Lara's article.

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Aldridge Palay presents ANCOR/NADD Webinar

“A CEO’s Practical Guide to Trauma”

Aldridge Palay presented a webinar, jointly hosted by the American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR) and the National Association of Dual Diagnosis (NADD). The webinar was held on Wednesday, February 14th. To learn how to access the archived presentation, click here.