As we enter our workplaces recalibrate post-lock down businesses and their workforce are re-engaging about key issues related to employment: remote work, pay, inflation, time off for illness, and continued COVID-19 outbreaks and illnesses. One thing organizations can do to help their workforce thrive AND mitigate risk while doing it is to incorporate trauma-informed practices into their HR approach.
A trauma-informed approach is not a checklist to go through. It needs constant attention, awareness, sensitivity, and adaptation to cultural changes. ES Legal uses these 6 guiding principles from the CDC for a trauma-informed approach.
Trauma-Informed practices are about implementing communication strategies that make people feel safe and trusted in their environment.
ES Legal provides trauma-informed approach training for organizations. It’s really about incorporating the 6 guiding principles throughout day-to-day HR issues that come up.