Gold Human InSight Webinar: Trauma-Informed Care as Person-Centered Care

This new Gold Human InSight Webinar, titled “Trauma-Informed Care as Person-Centered Care,” features Dr. Sadie Elisseou, primary care physician in the Boston VA healthcare system, a Clinical Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Adjunct Instructor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine, and a nationally recognized expert in the field of trauma-informed care (TIC), an organizational framework for supporting survivors of various forms of trauma.

This presentation was taped live at the 2022 Planetree International Conference in Baltimore and is now available to the entire Gold community.

Dr. Elisseou’s presentation focuses on creating a humanistic primary care protocol framework for clinical encounters. Trauma-informed care (TIC) is an evidence-based, strategic framework and rapidly growing social movement with practical applications to improve the patient experience. This session will explore SAMHSA’s internationally renowned 4 R’s and 6 core principles of TIC. Participants will leave with simple, actionable steps to enhance patients’ physical and psychological safety, autonomy, and trust during healthcare visits.  This session is directed to health system clinicians and executives.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Define trauma and trauma-informed care
  • Identify specific examples of trauma-informed communication
  • Demonstrate key components of a trauma-informed physical examination