A Safe Space At Work: Allyship in Healthcare

Trauma-Informed Care in a Post-COVID World

Principles of Trauma-Informed Care


  1. Safety
  2. Trustworthiness & transparency
  3. Peer support
  4. Collaboration & mutuality
  5. Empowerment & choice
  6. Cultural, historical & gender issues

Read more about the Government of Canada’s position on trauma and violence-informed approaches to policy and practice :


I have developed PTSD from dealing with this crisis

Anonymous Canadian Healthcare Worker

There are currently no support services on my unit for mental health related to the pandemic other than registered counselling which has a limit.

Anonymous Canadian Healthcare Worker

Why are these resources not available to any frontline staff even without a pandemic?

Anonymous Canadian Healthcare Worker