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  • HCA awarded nearly 1.4 million dollars in grants to organizations across the state to build on the trauma-informed work already happening.
  • From July through September, HCA offered free trainings throughout the state on trauma-informed approach for direct care staff, supervisors, leaders, and community members. Training included train the trainer sessions.
  • HCA is offering trainings for state agency employees through October 31, register here.
  • HCA is collaborating with other state agencies and stakeholders to create a toolkit of trauma-informed resources.
  • Federal block grant funds, awarded through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA), are allocated for HCA’s trauma-informed work.