The Atlas Project: Integrating Trauma-Informed Practice Into Child Welfare And Mental Health Settings.
Tullberg, Erika. Kerker, Bonnie. Muradwij, Nawal. Saxe, Glenn.
Published: May 2018
Vol. 95, No. 6 , p. 107-125
Child Welfare League of America (CWLA)
727 15th Street, NW 12th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
This article describes the elements of the Atlas Project model, a program that has built on foster care-mental health partnerships to integrate trauma-informed practices into New York City Treatment Family Foster Care Programs. Information is provided on the implementation of the Atlas Project and implications for trauma-informed child welfare practice. 1 figure and 32 references. (Author abstract modified)
trauma informed practice; child welfare services; mental health services; New York City; partnerships; service integration; interagency collaboration; treatment foster care; foster children