RESOURCE LIBRARY

23Aug, 2017

Check Out Our Evaluation Findings

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In August 2017, our evaluation partners at Wilder Research released key findings and lessons learned from the second phase of Fostering Futures, a trauma-informed care transformation initiative in Wisconsin. This report and evaluation focuses on the second phase (Phase II) of Fostering Futures (May 2017-October 2017).  Aligned with the Wisconsin Trauma Project, Phase II builds […]

17Aug, 2017

Our Previous Work and Impact

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The Fostering Futures Collaborative was implemented in 2013 as a two-year pilot project designed to translate scientific evidence about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), trauma-informed care (TIC), and resiliency into communities with a focus on systems of care that impact Wisconsin children and families. The project focused on developing non-clinical strategies for effective implementation of TIC […]

14Jul, 2017

Wisconsin Recognized Nationally for Trauma-Informed Care Successes

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United States House of Representatives expected to vote on resolution promoting Trauma-Informed Care, recognizing work of Wisconsin-based Fostering Futures

Milwaukee, Wis. – July 14, 2017 – The work of Wisconsin-based initiative Fostering Futures is being recognized as part of House Resolution 443, which acknowledges the importance and effectiveness of trauma-informed care. A vote on H.R. 443 is […]

14Feb, 2015

Relationship of Childhood Abuse and Household Dysfunction to Many of the Leading Causes of Death in Adults

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Felitti et al. published this seminal work in the Journal of Preventive Medicine. This large-scale study linked Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) to an increased risk of future adult health risks. The authors considered seven categories of (ACEs): psychological, physical, or sexual abuse, violence against mother; or living with household members who were substance abusers, mentally ill or suicidal, or ever imprisoned. […]

17Oct, 2014

Creating Trauma-Informed Child Welfare Systems: A Guide For Administrators

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This comprehensive guide explores how childhood traumatic stress impacts children, how this traumatic stress has shaped the culture of the child welfare system and how evidence based treatments and practices are often part of an effective trauma informed system of care.

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14Oct, 2014

Seven Essential Ingredients for Implementation of Trauma Informed Care

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This work is a collection of the seven core principles of Trauma Informed Care implementation from SaintA. These principles include understanding the prevalence of adverse experiences and the outcomes of these traumas.

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8Oct, 2014

Preventing Child Maltreatment Through the Promotion of Safe, Stable and Nurturing Relationships Between Children and Caregivers

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Childhood maltreatment (CM) is harm, potential for harm or a threat to harm via an act of either commission (abuse, threat) or omission (neglect). Studies have shown that children under the age of three are at the greatest risk with the most common problem being neglect. In this document, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) describes a plan to prevent childhood maltreatment by promoting safe, stable and nurturing relationships (SSNR).

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25Sep, 2014

Fostering Futures’ Guiding Principles of TIC

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Fostering Futures is built upon several guiding principles that will guide all work in developing, adopting and implementing TIC promising practices. These principles are interrelated and work together.

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14Sep, 2014

Creating Trauma-Informed & Developmentally Appropriate Systems of Care in Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention

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This resource, designed for child abuse and neglect prevention organizations, establishes guidance on how to become a trauma informed organization. Using the core values as identified by Fallot and Harris, the resource provides guiding principles to be used in the design and implementation of developmentally appropriate child- and family-serving organizations.

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12Sep, 2014

Building Trauma-Informed Child Welfare Systems

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This report compiled by Casey Family Programs (July 2013) summarizes many of the child welfare activities occurring across the nation.   The three sections include: (1) Context and definition; (2) Prerequisites for successful implementation of trauma-informed care; and (3) Barriers to successful implementation.

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