Top Margin


A video podcast of Hawaii's mental health related events

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Plenary 3: Peer Support and Trauma Informed Care within the Forensic System: Hope, Resiliency, and Healing

The high rates of trauma history amongst incarcerated consumers and the lack of trauma informed services undermines the recovery process. We must strive for integration of trauma informed services in all delivery models and settings. Effective use of peer staff and innovative collaborations with consumer operated programs in particular can inform and infuse systems with values of hope, resiliency, personal, and community healing.