On Monday, February 26, 2018 the U.S. House of Representatives passed HR443 with unanimous bipartisan support, affirming and advancing trauma-informed care throughout the United States.
The Resolution includes:
Resolved, That the House of Representatives—
(1) recognizes the importance, effectiveness, and need for trauma-informed care among existing programs and agencies at the Federal level; and
(2) encourages the use and practice of trauma-informed care within the Federal Government, its agencies, and the United States Congress.
This momentous outcome has been in process since July, 2017 and was sponsored by Representative Mike Gallagher from Wisconsin.
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