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Written by Amy Smith. Posted in Training Institute

ODVN announces release of the second edition of

Trauma-Informed Care: Best Practices and Protocols for Ohio's Domestic Violence Programs

The second edition has exciting new additions and resources, including an informational flyer on trauma and trauma reactions for survivors of domestic violence entitled "Trauma and You," which can be downloaded and copied for you to distribute!

ODVN is excited to announce a newly updated version of Trauma-Informed Care: Best Practices and Protocols for Ohio's Domestic Violence Programs. Updates and revisions were made by ODVN Training Coordinator Rachel Ramirez, MA, LISW-S, co-author of the original manual. Additions to the original version published in 2010 include information learned from Rachel's three years of extensive trauma training and research, both within Ohio and nationally, since the trauma manual was originally developed in 2010. Updates include additional information domestic violence and trauma, promoting healing and recovery with domestic violence survivors, and additional strategies on working effectively with survivors. Of particular significance is the development of a one page brochure called Trauma and You, which was developed to be given to survivors of trauma and provide education, validation, and support for survivors while normalizing trauma reactions (which you can find on the last page of the manual, appendix G. If you have any additional questions or comments on the manual, please contact Rachel at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Click here to download the manual

Click here to download the Trauma and You Handout

Click here for a webinar about the development of the manual