TIS – an Organizational Change Model


 TIS is an ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE MODEL developed by San Francisco Dept. of Public Health to create contexts that nurture and sustain trauma-informed practices and organizations that reduce trauma.
We believe that this transformation—from systems that induce trauma to systems that can sustain healing practices and wellness—occurs along a continuum from Trauma Organized to Healing Organizations and Systems of Care.
The TIS is based on the understanding that our health systems can inadvertently reinforce oppression and create harm. Trauma affects more than the individual–trauma is historical, institutional, structural and intergenerational and so our strategies for recovery must also be.   Read Entire Article (PDF)