Understanding Trauma and the Six Core Principles of a Trauma-Informed Approach Meeting Package

Adolescent Health Trauma-Informed Approach Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program
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This is the first in the Trauma-Informed Approach in Adolescent Health: Team Meeting Series. This meeting package has been designed to support facilitation of team conversations related to trauma and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and to explore ways programs and staff can incorporate trauma-informed approaches for youth.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define trauma and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)
  • Describe the six core principles of a trauma-informed approach
  • Examine current program strengths and opportunities for improvement related to understanding trauma and the six core principles
  • Select at least one resource to learn more about trauma, ACEs, or a trauma-informed approach to adolescent health

To Prepare for the Meeting:

  • Have a computer set up to view the meeting package and play the video for everyone to watch together. Or share during a virtual meeting.
  • Make sure all team members have copies of the six core principles worksheet and discussion questions.

Other Meeting Packages in the Series:

Journey from Trauma-Aware to Trauma-Informed Meeting Package