Trauma Informed Response and Care Toolkit

Making the Paradigm Shift

from Trauma Informed to Human-Centric

➣We choose to use the words “Human-centric response and care” because we seek to take trauma informed care to another level, we seek to place an emphasis on the inherent “humanity” of the work that we are doing and because there is more than trauma and trauma response to consider.

➣We don’t use the term “victim-centric” because we believe that respect, dignity and compassion should be offered to all clients in a neutral non-judgmental manner to include suspects and offenders.

➣We use the word “client” over consumer, victim, survivor or thriver because it is a simply stated and honest word. The humans we serve are at many phases of their healing and may start as a victim and end as thriver.

➣Please look over the following tools, we would like your feedback. Also, feel free to use any or all of the tools listed here.


Human-centric Response and Care Agency
Self- Assessment tool
(DRAFT ONE- CLICK HERE)

Human-centric Agency
Values and Guiding Principles
(DRAFT ONE- CLICK HERE)

Human-Centric Self-Assessment tool for Colleges

Human-Centric Self-Assessment tool for Military

Human-Centric Self-Assessment tool for Detention Settings

Human-Centric Self-Assessment tool Courts

Human-Centric Self-Assessment tool for primary
and secondary schools