21 Ideas for Making Amends

The first step in making amends is to figure out who was affected by your behavior. Who was hurt, inconvenienced, upset, insulted? Then, consider what you can do to work it out with them and make their life better. This may include listening to their account of how...

Tips for Making Amends

What Response Will Help This Child be Less Likely to Hurt Others? When we first try to move in the direction of trauma-informed care we are often steeped in the world of rewards and punishments. Most agencies in the past used an elaborate system of points, levels,...

Trauma Informed Treatment Planning

We all know we have to do treatment planning. Why is this an important part of every program requirement? Treatment planning is designed to make us think about what we are doing in treatment and to proceed in a planful way. It forces us to consider what we are trying...