The Traumatic Stress Institute fosters the transformation of organizations and service systems to trauma-informed care (TIC) through the delivery of whole-system consultation, professional training, coaching, and research.

Thank you for your interest in the Attitudes Related to Trauma-Informed Care (ARTIC) Scale!

The ARTIC is one of the first psychometrically valid measure of trauma-informed care (TIC) to be published in the peer-reviewed literature. The ARTIC is a measure of professional and paraprofessional attitudes favorable or unfavorable toward TIC. It was developed collaboratively by the Traumatic Stress Institute of Klingberg Family Centers and Dr. Courtney Baker at Tulane University.

To obtain a sample copy of the ARTIC, complete this brief Request for ARTIC Scale Sample Copy form.

As of February 1, 2018, our pricing has changed. Click here for information about pricing and how to obtain the ARTIC Scale.

For the full journal article in School Mental Health, click here Baker, Brown, Wilcox, Overstreet, & Arora, 2015 FINAL.


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The Traumatic Stress Institute (TSI) helps organizations in the US and internationally transform their culture and services  to ones that are trauma-sensitive and trauma-informed. The TSI model melds Risking Connection Trauma Training and training in the Restorative Approach (if applicable) with system consultation to promote lasting change.  Click here for more information or contact Dr. Steve Brown at