What is a Trauma Informed Community?
A trauma informed community recognizes the signs of trauma and works collectively to address trauma through:
- Empowering residents
- Building healthy relationships
- Implementing trauma informed policies and practices
- Reducing re-traumatization through agency collaboration and support services.
Winnebago County Trauma Informed Community Mission:
To become a trauma informed community which recognizes the collective impact of adverse experiences and fosters resiliency and well-being in its residents.