The first section reviews what is known about the impacts of violence on women, the current state of service delivery, and the SAMHSA project goals and local study sites.
The next section on providing trauma-specific services describes in detail four group intervention models that are the basis for trauma-specific services at the project’s nine sites.
The section on trauma-informed services describes how systems and services can be redesigned to be appropriate and effective for women who have experienced violence; it is illustrated by examples from project sites. The next section outlines the challenges and lessons learned by project sites as they implemented their trauma-specific and trauma-informed service interventions.
The final section offers a list of organizations, publications, and other resources. This reviews the process evaluation
of Phase II of the SAMHSA Women with
Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Disorders who have Histories of Violence
Study, focusing on
trauma-informed and trauma-specific services implemented at nine sites. (Authors).
The document is also available in Spanish