TICOMETER: Trauma-Informed Care Organizational Assessment
The TICOMETER measures the degree to which an organization is engaged in trauma-informed practices. It evaluates needs and progress in implementing trauma-informed care and ensuring its sustainability. It is the first psychometrically validated instrument that measures the levels of trauma-informed care in health and human service organizations. Consisting of 35 items across five domains, the TICOMETER assessment takes approximately 15 minutes for staff members to complete online and scores are available to the organization immediately. The five domains include:
- Building trauma-informed knowledge and skills
- Establishing trusting relationships
- Respecting service users
- Fostering trauma-informed service delivery
- Promoting trauma-informed policies and procedures
Using the TICOMETER, you can assess your organization’s – Level of trauma-informed care – Staff training needs – Implementation priorities. The C4 Innovations team is here to help you interpret and respond to TICOMETER results through consultation, training, and TA.