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Assessments – Initiative for Safety & Justice

Assessments

Resources

Organizational Self Assessment
Manitoba Trauma Education and Information Center
http://trauma-informed.ca/
This checklist for organizations is a tool that can be used as a guide for implementing trauma informed care and making sure the organization is acting to the best of their capacity. It is based on a checklist developed by the British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health.

Guide to Completing the Agency Self-Assessment
Trauma Informed Care Project
http://www.traumainformedcareproject.org/
This resource helps organizations assess their readiness to implement trauma informed care and offers five areas of programming to examine. After compiling staff answers, organizations can see where there needs to be improvement in practices. This resource was adapted from the toolkit designed by the National Center on Family and Homelessness, which is available on this page.

A Guide for Using the Trauma-Informed Practice (TIP) Scales
Domestic Violence Evidence Project
https://www.dvevidenceproject.org
Developed by Drs. Cris Sullivan and Lisa Goodman in collaboration with community partners and survivors, TIP was created to be used easily by community programs to identify their areas of strength and weaknesses to improve their practices

Trauma Informed Screening and Assessment
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network
http://www.nctsn.org/
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network offers organizations access to trauma informed screening and assessment practices to assist providers in early-identification of their clients’ needs. This resource outlines the screening process (a brief inquiry) and the assessment process (a more in-depth analysis).

Trauma-Informed Care Organizational Self-Assessment for Consumer-Run Recovery Organizations
Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
http://mha.ohio.gov/
This assessment is designed to assist consumer-run mental health recovery organizations in developing trauma-informed care approaches. It was adapted from the toolkit designed by the National Center on Family and Homelessness.

Trauma-Informed Organizational Capacity Scale (TIC Scale): An Agency-Wide Assessment
American Institutes for Research (AIR), Safe Housing Partnerships
http://safehousingpartnerships.org/
This resource is used to measure organizational trauma informed care in a health and human services setting and assess what changes need to be made to increase the extent that trauma informed care is provided. It is available online and takes approximately 15 minutes to complete.

Trauma-Informed Organizational Assessment Grid
Trauma Transformed, East Bay Agency for Children 
http://traumatransformed.org/resource-grid/
This resource provides multiple different trauma informed assessment tools depending on the needs of the organization. Some assessments are able to be accessed through the website while others require permission of the developers to be used. (Assessments are hyperlinks on the left of the page)

Trauma-Informed Organizational Development for Child Abuse Prevention Agencies
Compiled by The Children’s Trust Fund of Wisconsin
http://traumatransformed.org
This document is intended to serve as a guide for implementing service and systems-level change for child abuse and neglect prevention agencies that would like to become more trauma-informed.