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Self-Assessment Tools

Self-Assessment Tools

Healing-Centered/Trauma-Informed/Resilience-Building Self-Assessment Tools

Organizations (General)

Child-Abuse Prevention Agencies

Child/Youth/Adult/Family Serving Organizations

  • NCTSN Trauma-Informed Organizational Assessment (TIOA), 2022
    Helps organizations assess their current practices in the context of serving children and families who have experienced trauma. The NCTSN TIOA is a process created by the UCLA-Duke University National Center for Child Traumatic Stress (NCCTS). This course includes the assessment and accompanying resources for professionals interested in using the TIOA and provides information to get started, access to the assessment, guidance on using the assessment, and resources for implementation and organization change.
  • Organizational Assessment Grid from Trauma Transformed.
  • Ticometer, 2015
    Comprising 35 items across five domains, this tool, created by the Center for Social Innovation, measures the degree to which an organization is engaged in trauma-informed practices.
  • Traumatic Stress InstitutesARTIC Scale, 2016
    This was the first psychometrically valid measure of trauma-informed care published in the peer reviewed literature. It can also be used in education settings.

Domestic Violence Services

Health and Human Services Organizations

  • TI Organizational Capacity Scale
    American Institutes for Research created this 35-item online self-administered staff survey; can be used in housing, homeless, and behavioral health settings.