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Office of Mental Health

Getting Started: Leadership Toolkit

The resources in this section of the website were selected and/or written by the Leadership Workgroup of the Steering Committee to Promote Positive Therapeutic Environments. The toolkit can help leaders who…

Any initiative to create positive person-centered, recovery-oriented, trauma-informed treatment cultures free of violence and coercion calls for long-term commitment and constant vigilance by all levels of administrative and clinical leadership. It also calls for involvement of all levels of staff and service recipients in decision-making. If your organization is interested in an ongoing initiative to create this type of treatment environment, we encourage you to review the resources presented here (menu) and select those that are most helpful to you at this stage in your development.