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Restoring sanctuary : a new operating system for trauma-informed systems of care

Author: Sandra L Bloom; Brian Farragher
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This is the third in a trilogy of books that chronicle the revolutionary changes in our mental health and human service delivery systems that have conspired to disempower staff and hinder client recovery. Creating Sanctuary documented the evolution of The Sanctuary Model therapeutic approach as an antidote to the personal and social trauma that clients bring to child welfare agencies, psychiatric hospitals, and

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra L Bloom; Brian Farragher
ISBN: 9780199796366 019979636X
OCLC Number: 884483100
Description: xviii, 314 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: --
Chapter 1: Organizations as Living Systems Chapter 2: Creating Sanctuary --
A Cultural Context for ChangeChapter 3: Commitment to NonviolenceChapter 4: Commitment to Emotional IntelligenceChapter 5: Commitment to Social LearningChapter 6: Commitment to Open CommunicationChapter 7: Commitment to DemocracyChapter 8: Commitment to Social ResponsibilityChapter 9: Commitment to Growth and ChangeChapter 10: S.E.L.F. --
A Compass for Guiding ChangeChapter 11: Implementing the Sanctuary ModelChapter 12: Final thoughts: the tragic nature of human existence.
Responsibility: Sandra L. Bloom, Brian Farragher.


This book explores the notion that organizations are living systems themselves and as such they manifest various degrees of health and dysfunction, analogous to those of individuals. Becoming  Read more...


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'Dr. Bloom, again, offers a unique perspective, well articulated and critically honest about the work necessary to effect the lasting change required for supporting a trauma-informed system of care. Read more...

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