Implementing Trauma-Informed Care in Your Nonprofit
Nonprofits often benefit and work with individuals who have experienced trauma in their life. This means that the way we provide care and services needs to be trauma-informed. Dr. Peter Gamache and Jackie Griffin from Turnaround Life, Inc. talk about why this is important and what steps nonprofits should do to ensure trauma-informed care happens from top to bottom.
Supporting a Community of Volunteers
By investing in the support that volunteers need, Crisis Text Line achieves its mission of meeting those in crisis, wherever they are.
Club Nova: Providing Entry to Community
Club Nova emerged from a grassroots effort to make a significant impact on their members and the larger community. Relationships are the core of their work, and their decision making is consensus based in shared, inclusive leadership.
TROSA: A Unique Path to Sustainability
Sustainability has been built into TROSA’s unique model of recovery since its inception. TROSA has learned that investing in those you serve, and in deep and meaningful ways, helps not only your clients but your overall organization as well.
Meeting Your Population Where They Are: North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition
The North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition (NCHRC) intends to help those affected by drug use in their current state. The organization utilizes, and advocates for, realistic and non-judgmental outreach to help those in need to make changes in their life. This includes hiring staff that are former clients of NCHRC, who are able to relate to the problems of those they are hoping to serve.
Continuing the Mission – Caring for the Families of Those Who Gave Their Lives for Freedom
TAPS has used the peer support model to touch the lives of more than 70,000 surviving spouses, parents, siblings, children, battle buddies, and others who are grieving the death of a military loved one.
Death is Taboo, but Good Grief is Normalizing it for Kids
Ninety percent of children will experience the loss of someone they know before the age of 20. Yet in 2017, we still fall short in talking openly about death in ways that are meaningful to children. Good Grief’s mission is attempting to change the culture around death and provide children with the resources they need.
Healing Transitions: Lighting the Way to Recovery
Sometimes the best person to help recover from a difficult situation is someone who has been in that place before. Healing Transitions in Raleigh uses peer-based counseling and creates a supportive community to those who need help recovering from the dark place created by addiction.
The Power of Collaboration: Helping Children Cope with Trauma
Covenant House and the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims collaborate on training and resources so mental health workers are better equipped to help children who have experienced trauma.
Creating Freedom from Addiction
For each individual who seeks a better future at De Paul Treatment Centers, the success he or she walks away with can be described with one word: freedom.