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Restoring Sanctuary: A New Operating System for Trauma-Informed Systems of Care

Sandra L. Bloom and Brian Farragher


This is the third in a trilogy of books that chronicle the revolutionary changes in our mental health and human service delivery systems that have conspired to disempower staff and hinder client recovery. Creating Sanctuary documented the evolution of the Sanctuary Model therapeutic approach as an antidote to the personal and social trauma that clients bring to child welfare agencies, psychiatric hospitals, and residential facilities. Destroying Sanctuary detailed the destructive role of organizational trauma in the nation's systems of care. This book is a user-friendly manual for organization ... More

Keywords: mental health, Sanctuary Model, therapeutic approach, child welfare agencies, psychiatric hospitals, residential facilities, non-clinical intervention, organizational culture

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199796366
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796366.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sandra L. Bloom, author
School of Public Health, Drexel University

Brian Farragher, author
The Andrus Children's Center