This fact sheet from the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) outlines considerations to guide health care organizations in meaningfully engaging patients and community members around designing and implementing a trauma-informed approach to care. Key considerations include: Incorporate patient and community member feedback early in the process Create a variety of outlets to solicit feedback...

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Safety net providers serve a substantial percentage of low-income individuals in the United States, many of whom have complex health and social needs including trauma, behavioral health conditions, and social determinant factors. As these individuals face serious medical illnesses and become eligible for palliative care, they may find that their care is misaligned with their...

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Since the Blueprint for Complex Care was released in December 2018, the National Center has been collaborating with many partners to respond to the recommendations and questions that the report presented. One of the recommendations, to develop a set of core competencies for the complex care field, inspired a year-long process of discussing the complex...

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This report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides an overview of how adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) impact health and opportunity, and lays out a series of strategies to prevent ACEs. These strategies include: Strengthening economic supports to families Promoting social norms that protect against violence and adversity Ensuring a strong start...

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