New! Agency Online Dashboard – Integral Part of TSI Whole-System Change Model
Ongoing program evaluation is a crucial part of the TSI Whole System Change Model to TIC. In 2018,...Read More
ARTIC Scale — NOW AVAILABLE!!!
Thank you for your interest in the Attitudes Related to Trauma-Informed Care (ARTIC) Scale! The ARTIC is one of the first psychometrically valid measure of trauma-informed care (TIC) to be published in the peer-reviewed...Read More
Trauma-Informed Care: The Restorative Approach
New Book by Patricia Wilcox “It is not often that I read a book that is both extremely informative and extremely inspiring at the same time!” Russ Carlton, LPC, LMFT | Clinical Administrator, Grafton Integrated...Read More
Trauma Informed Care: Perspectives and Resources
A comprehensive web-based, video-enhanced resource tool JBS International’s Disability Services Center and Georgetown University’s National Technical Assistance Center for Children’s Mental Health have created an educational...Read More
SAMHSA’s Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach
SAMHSA Concept of TIC ApproachRead More
Child Maltreatment Special Issue on Trauma-Informed Care
In 2016, the journal Child Maltreatment published an entire special issue on trauma-informed care. An important rationale for the issue was to address a gap in the TIC field — notably that, despite widespread...Read More
How is the ARTIC Scale scored?
When you purchase the ARTIC Scale, you will receive detailed instructions about scoring. Most people collecting ARTIC data use a statistical program such as SPSS to score and analyze the data. We, however, do include an ARTIC...Read More
Does TSI provide consultation on program evaluation/research using the ARTIC Scale?
Yes, TSI can provide paid consultation for program evaluation and research projects. Many schools, agencies, and service systems are now being required to evaluate their trauma-informed care initiatives. The ARTIC Scale as well...Read More
Does the ARTIC Scale have norms to which we can compare our scores?
Measurement norms tell you how an individual score compares to that of a normed sample that also completed the measure. For example, it would tell you that your score was in the top 10% compared to others who have taken the...Read More
Is there a way to administer the ARTIC Scale Online?
We do not have an online platform for administering the ARTIC Scale at this time. If you use Qualtrics to collect data, we can send you a Qualtrics-compatible version at no additional cost. For information about the Qualtrics...Read More
ARTIC Subscale #5, ProQOL- Reactions to the Work
Vicarious Traumatization- What To Do Have team discussions of what is going on and how it is affecting us as people Connect with anyone who has been hurt and express your concern Make sure that supervision is happening Is our...Read More
ARTIC Subscale #4- Self-Efficacy
Action Steps You Can Take Now Here are some tips for beginning the transformation to trauma informed care: Every time you talk about something a client has done, have someone review the client’s history. Any time someone wants...Read More
ARTIC Subscale #3- On the Job Behavior
Interpreting Client Behaviors When clients act out, are disrespectful, threaten others or property, or have difficulty apologizing after they have caused harm, it is not unusual that you may feel that the client’s behavior...Read More
ARTIC Subscale #2- Responses to Problem Behavior and Symptoms
Building the Relationship The most highly researched aspect of treatment is that change happens when the client feels they have a strong relationship with their treater. This is more important than any technique or other...Read More