MHMR of Tarrant County is a Trauma-Informed Care Oriented Place!
A trauma-informed organization realizes the prevalence of trauma, recognizes how trauma affects all individuals involved with programs as
well as the workforce, resists re-traumatization and responds to putting this knowledge into practice.
Everyone can have a potentially traumatic experience
- 59% of the general population reports haveing an adverse childhood experience.
- 70% of the individuals with ID experienced abuse
- 90% of the people who interact with a public behavioral health organization report having experienced at least on traumatic event
in their lifetime.
Trauma-Informed Care is a strengths-based framework that takes into account the whole person. Trauma-Informed Care is grounded in an
understanding of and responsiveness to the impact of trauma; emphasizes physical, psychological, and emotional safety for both providers
and survivors; and creates opportunities for survivors to rebuild a sense of control and empowerment.
As a trauma-informed organization, we work to incorporate these qualities into our day-to-day activities with employees and the people we
- voice and choice
- collaboration and mutuality
- peer services
- trustworthiness and transparency
- resillience building
These qualities align with our mission and values of changing lives and showing we care.