Writers: Donna Dumitrescu and Maija Kiviharju Editor: Holly Funk Trauma-informed care (TIC) is a type of treatment that health care providers can give to people who have experienced trauma. The goal of TIC is to make sure patients feel safe,… Read More »Patients’ and physicians’ opinions on trauma-informed care
The SCHT Lab currently has several research studies that you can participate in! Students at the University of Regina can contribute to our research using the Participant Pool. Our current research studies include: Differences in Psychological Outcomes Associated with Institutional… Read More »Current Research Studies
A traumatic event is a harmful or dangerous experience that can change a person’s idea of the world as being a fair, safe place 1. Traumatic events are more common than we think, with past studies showing that about 76% of Canadians have lived through a traumatic event at some point in their life.
Congratulations to our graduate student Seint Kokokyi on being awarded the Friends of Meitheal Award, for answering the calls of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. More information about the award can be found in a feature story on the University of Regina… Read More »SCHT Lab graduate student answering the calls of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission
We have been working on a paper using information from Canadians on their experiences with betrayal trauma and the healthcare system. Our results so far show that people who have experienced a betrayal trauma, such as being attacked by someone… Read More »Experiences with Betrayal Trauma and the Healthcare System
This online research will investigate women’s experiences with the medical system during childbirth. We will be recruiting pregnant women in the third trimester across Canada, and will follow them up to three months postpartum. Throughout this time, we will assess… Read More »New Study for Pregnant Women
The National Post features new research by SCHT Lab’s founder, Dr. Bridget Klest, and doctoral student, Andreea Tamaian, on the importance of patient experiences in instances of institutional betrayal trauma. Ms. Tamaian has launched a new study researching the support and… Read More »National Post Features SCHT Lab Research