People to People provides Trauma Informed Care. Trauma Informed Care realizes the widespread impact of trauma and understands the potential paths for recovery, recognize the signs and symptoms in individual clients, families, and staff while using integrate knowledge about trauma into policies, procedures, and practices; and seeking to actively resist re-traumatization of clients.
A trauma-informed approach to care recognizes the need to have a complete picture of a client’s life situation – past and present – in order to provide effective health care services with a healing orientation. It emphasizes not asking, “What is wrong with you?” but instead asking, “What happened to you? Adopting these practices can likely improve patient engagement, treatment follow through, and health outcomes, as well as staff wellness.