Photo: Gladstone Primary School, Barry, one of the services visited during our UK-wide research.


Published in May 2021, the series of reports that stemmed from the project 'Creating trauma informed places: promoting a whole system approach to tackling adverse childhood experiences in local communities' provide insights from 72 senior practitioners across the UK into what good Trauma-informed Practice is and how to implement it. 

Overall, 6 documents were produced. You can download each report by clicking on its link below:

  1. Education
  2. Health
  3. Housing
  4. Policing
  5. Multi-sector
  6. Bibliography of interviewees


Aidan Phillips, Trauma-informed Project Manager at WAVE Trust, conducted this research project on behalf of the Association of Directors of Public Health, who were themselves funded by The Health Foundation.