What does a trauma-informed approach look like for county behavioral health? This is the first in a series of case studies showcasing California counties that adopted a trauma-informed approach in their policy and practice. Christopher Jensen describes the paradigm shift that took place when Merced County centered their prevention planning on communities that had previously been marginalized. “Many of these were never traditional prevention approaches for the department,” Christopher writes.
Trauma-Informed Prevention in Practice Series: Merced County
Series: Case Studies
Topic: Assessment, Cultural Competence and Responsiveness, Planning, Prevention Partnerships, Trauma-Informed Care