An Introduction to Creating a Trauma-Informed Culture in the Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Facility - Part 3: Trauma Screening and Trauma Assessment - Why the Difference Matters
July 26, 2023
2 - 3 p.m. EST
In Part 3 of this series, we’ll explore the difference between trauma screening and trauma assessment and why this distinction is so important in supporting a trauma-informed culture. Participants will learn about direct and indirect screening and when to use each approach and what to do if a resident shares details about a traumatic experience.
1. Differentiate between trauma screening and trauma assessment and why this distinction is crucial.
2. Explain direct and indirect screening techniques and how staff can always use indirect screening as part of a trauma-informed culture.
3. Name two things a staff member can do if a resident discloses details of a traumatic experience.