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Reframing Trauma Informed Care as a Systems Approach

Resource Topic: Emerging Issues, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), Special and Vulnerable Populations

Keywords: Access to Care, Adolescents and Youth, Communication, Transparency, and Outreach, Community Engagement, Medical Home, Mental Health.

Year Developed: 2022

Resource Type: Podcast.

Primary Audience: Clinicians Enabling Staff PCAs
Secondary Audience: Board of Directors

Language(s): English

Developed by: National Nurse-Led Care Consortium (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: The National Nurse-Led Care Consortium (NNCC) invites you to listen to the final episode in their Fall podcast series where we speak to community health professionals Kathleen Metzker and Sara Reid about centering trauma literacy in the health center medical home and how health systems can cultivate trauma-aware practices as part of their delivery of care. Metzker and Reid are interviewed by Jillian Bird, NNCC’s Director of Training and Technical Assistance.

Resource Details: Kathleen Metzker is the Director of Integrative Health and Mind Body Services at the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University. Sara Reid is a health educator, support group facilitator and consumer board member for the Boston Healthcare for the Homeless. She is a public speaker and delivers trainings on transgender priorities, including teaching medical and behavioral health providers how to provide gender-affirming healthcare.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit