• March 19th: Vote to Bring Chicago Home

    March 19th: Vote to Bring Chicago Home

    On March 19th, Chicagoans will have the opportunity to vote on the Bring Chicago Home referendum. Bring Chicago Home will establish city funding to address homelessness and invest in affordable housing that can create longstanding solutions. There are an estimated 68,440 unhoused people in Chicago. We understand that people who are experiencing homelessness have often…

Welcome to CCIH’s Online Magazine!

These articles are written by a community of contributors that support trauma-informed work.

This magazine is a source of current thinking and information, a source of support and a source of connection for all of us in this very important work.

Our Topics

  • Protest
    As we work to become aware of our present moment experience and the effects of past trauma, we also hold…
  • Chronic Pain 1500
    Chronic Pain
    Studies have shown that chronic pain might not only be caused by physical injury but also by stress and emotional…
  • Community Events 1500
    Community Events
    Events in the Chicago area that  provide important education and experience for exploring the widespread effects of trauma on ourselves…
  • Covid 19 Virus
    The collective trauma of COVID-19 has the potential for long-term effects. Trauma-Informed care; staying in connection, resourcing ourselves and micropractices…
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    Essential Trauma Concepts
    Basic theory and concepts that are essential to all trauma-informed care.
  • Integrated Healing 1500
    IP-Integrated Practices for Healing Trauma Groups
    The effects of trauma can have a significant impact on both the body and mind and on our daily lives.…
  • Irest Yoga Nidra 1500
    iRest Yoga Nidra
    Yoga Nidra is a form of guided mindfulness meditation. Practicing regularly can help you tap into the parts of your…
  • Professional Dev 1500
    Professional Development
    Valuable resources on continuing education and professional support.
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    Study Group
    Our monthly study group focuses on selected readings of current research and theory in trauma, dissociation, attachment, and neurobiology. Our…
  • Trauma In Media 1500
    Trauma in the Media
    Representation and discussion of trauma in the media.
  • Trauma Informed Care 1500
    Trauma-Informed Care
    Trauma-informed care is grounded in and directed by a thorough understanding of the neurological, biological, psychological, and social/relational effects…
  • Trauma Informed Services 1500
    Trauma-Informed Services
    Groups, classes and other resources that are based on trauma-informed principles.