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.
As we work to become aware of our present moment experience and the effects of past trauma, we also hold…
- Chronic Pain
Studies have shown that chronic pain might not only be caused by physical injury but also by stress and emotional…
- Community Events
Events in the Chicago area that provide important education and experience for exploring the widespread effects of trauma on ourselves…
The collective trauma of COVID-19 has the potential for long-term effects. Trauma-Informed care; staying in connection, resourcing ourselves and micropractices…
- Essential Trauma Concepts
Basic theory and concepts that are essential to all trauma-informed care.
- 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
Yoga Nidra is a form of guided mindfulness meditation. Practicing regularly can help you tap into the parts of your…
- Professional Development
Valuable resources on continuing education and professional support.
- Study Group
Our monthly study group focuses on selected readings of current research and theory in trauma, dissociation, attachment, and neurobiology. Our…
- Trauma in the Media
Representation and discussion of trauma in the media.
- 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
Groups, classes and other resources that are based on trauma-informed principles.