WHY SANCTUARY?

ADDICTION AND TRAUMATHE SANCTUARY MODEL OF TRAUMA‐INFORMED ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE  By: SANDRA L. BLOOM, M.D

7 Goals of Sanctuary Model:

  • Culture of Nonviolence – building and modeling safety skills and a commitment to higher goals
  • Culture of Emotional Intelligence – teaching and modeling emotional management skills and the integration of thoughts and feelings
  • Culture of Social Learning – building and modeling cognitive skills in an environment that promotes conflict resolution and transformation
  • Culture of Shared Governance – creating and modeling civic skills of self‐ control, self‐discipline, and administration of healthy authority
  • Culture of Open Communication – overcoming barriers to healthy communication, reduce acting‐out, enhance self‐protective and self‐ correcting skills, teach healthy boundaries
  • Culture of Social Responsibility – rebuilding social connection skills, establish healthy attachment relationships
  •  Culture of Growth and Change – working through  loss, restoring hope, meaning, purpose