Trauma-informed Care Resources


Strengthening Families

8. About-Strengthening-Families.pdf

Relational Trauma & Traumawise Care

9. Relational Trauma-and-Traumawise-Care - white paper.pdf
CopingToolbox Worksheetp9.pdf

The free iChill App takes users through the wellness skills of the Trauma Resiliency Mode l and the Community Resiliency Model. It is available for: Google Play, Apple App Store and iChill online.


  • Belonging for Hope - this DFCS sponsored website helps parents, caregivers, and social service providers identify the unique actions they can take to nurture a community where everyone can thrive. Make your community stronger and more nurturing — where all children grow up safe, people have jobs and provide for those they love, and families receive the care they deserve.

  • Hello Driven – 14% of children aged 4-17 have at least one mental disorder. Resilience helps to prevent that by creating a positive & supportive learning environment. This mobile app provides virtual coaching that builds resilience.

  • CDC - The CDC’s Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR), in collaboration with SAMHSA’s National Center for Trauma-Informed Care (NCTIC), developed six principles that guide a trauma-informed approach.

  • Child Trends - How to Implement Trauma-Informed Care to Build Resilience to Childhood Trauma. Learn more about the 4 R's of Trauma-Informed Care.

  • GPB's Bright by Text - is a free text messaging program that puts expert tips, games and child development information directly into the hands of parents and caregivers of children, prenatal to 8. Messages are delivered 2-4 times/week and tailored to the age and stage of their child’s development and proven to increase caregiver confidence, competence, and connections. Parents and caregivers can sign up by simply texting the word “GPB” to 274448 or by going to this link:

  • Georgia Department of Education - Suicide prevention resources.

  • Georgia Family Support Network PCA Georgia: Leveraging state, county and community networks to strengthen policies and practices that champion quality family support.

  • Prevent Suicide Georgia - outward facing website that supports Georgia's Suicide Prevention Program. Includes various resources for youth, parents and providers.

  • Suicide Prevention Program - The Suicide Prevention Program is located within the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD), Division of Behavioral Health, Office of Behavioral Health Prevention (OBHP). Through a multi-faceted approach of suicide prevention trainings, public policy, evidence-based interventions, and postvention strategies, the Suicide Prevention team works with government agencies, behavioral health organizations, community partners, non-profit organizations, educators, clinicians, and law enforcement to mitigate suicide attempts and suicide deaths in our state.

  • Strengthening Families - The Strengthening Families framework is a research-informed approach to increase family strengths, enhance child development, and reduce the likelihood of child abuse and neglect.

  • Teen Mental Health Temperature Check article. In addition to sharing info on identifying teen trauma responses, this article provides 10 Questions to Ask as Part of a Mental Health Check-In.

  • Trauma Informed Care: This website, developed by the Center for Health Care Strategies, provides resources from trauma-informed care leaders across the country to help improve patient outcomes, increase patient and staff resilience, and reduce avoidable health care service use and costs.

  • Trauma Resource Institute - The Trauma Resource Institute (TRI) is a nonprofit organization devoted to cultivating trauma-informed and resiliency-focused individuals and communities throughout the world.





Unspoken Messages Handout.pdf