What is Trauma-Informed Care?
Trauma-Informed Care is a new initiative led by DDA Health Initiative at Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development-University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (GUCCHD-UCEDD). This initiative provides training and technical assistance on trauma care to service agencies that serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
GUCCHD-UCEDD is providing an individualized approach to key service providers associated with the DC Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) to build their capacity to provide trauma-informed services and support. The objective of this project is to build a network of leaders who want to ensure their organizations are equipped at the policy and practice levels to meet trauma-care needs.
GUCCHD’s DDA Health Initiative project is currently working with nine (9) service provider organizations to:
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