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ARTIC Scale Webinar Recording and PowerPoint!!!

Below is the video recording and PowerPoint handout of the ARTIC Scale free webinar on June 12, 2018. For additional information about the ARTIC scale, click here.

To order a sample of the ARTIC Scale, click here.

ARTIC Webinar PowerPoint Handout 2018

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ARTIC Scale Article – APA Trauma Psychology Newsletter

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SAMHSA’s Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach

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New! Agency Online Dashboard – Integral Part of TSI Whole-System Change Model

Ongoing program evaluation is a crucial part of the TSI Whole System Change Model to TIC. In 2018, we added a an agency-specific online dashboard to our program evaluation service. The online dashboard provides a user-friendly way for agencies to monitor their outcomes and make decisions based on the data.… Read the Entire Article

Child Maltreatment Special Issue on Trauma-Informed Care

In 2016, the journal Child Maltreatment published an entire special issue on trauma-informed care. An important rationale for the issue was to address a gap in the TIC field — notably that, despite widespread implementation and funding of TIC, the concept is still not well defined and there is very little empirical evidence for it efficacy.… Read the Entire Article

TSI Whole-System Change Model — Infographic

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How is the ARTIC Scale scored?

When you purchase the ARTIC Scale, you will receive detailed instructions about scoring. Most people collecting ARTIC data use a statistical program such as SPSS to score and analyze the data. We, however, do include an ARTIC Excel Scoring Spreadsheet with your purchase.… Read the Entire Article

Does TSI provide consultation on program evaluation/research using the ARTIC Scale?

Yes, TSI can provide paid consultation for program evaluation and research projects. Many schools, agencies, and service systems are now being required to evaluate their trauma-informed care initiatives. The ARTIC Scale as well as other key measures can be used to do that evaluation.… Read the Entire Article

Does the ARTIC Scale have norms to which we can compare our scores?

Measurement norms tell you how an individual score compares to that of a normed sample that also completed the measure. For example, it would tell you that your score was in the top 10% compared to others who have taken the measure.… Read the Entire Article

Is there a way to administer the ARTIC Scale Online?

We do not have an online platform for administering the ARTIC Scale at this time.

If you use Qualtrics to collect data, we can send you a Qualtrics-compatible version at no additional cost. For information about the Qualtrics platform for data management, go to the Qualtrics website.Read the Entire Article

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