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Michigan Trauma Informed State Program and Policy Initiatives

State government and statewide non-profit initiatives that aim to prevent and mitigate the impact of trauma and toxic stress for Michigan children and adults. Below are descriptions of initiatives from state level departments and organizations.

Michigan Department of Corrections

Non-Profit Organizations

Michigan 2-1-1

Michigan 2-1-1 is a free, confidential service that connects you with local community-based organizations across the state offering thousands of different programs and services for people seeking answers.

Dialing 2-1-1 or visiting gives you quick and easy access to information about services in your community.  Eight regional 2-1-1 contact centers manage Michigan’s most up-to-date and comprehensive database of health and human services with over 7,000 agencies offering over 29,000 services across the state.

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: National Therapist Certification Program

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) is an evidence-based treatment for children and adolescents impacted by trauma and their parents or caregivers. The TF-CBT National Therapist Certification Program certifies clinicians in the TF-CBT treatment model. A directory of certified therapists is available on the website and can be sorted by state.

Michigan ACE Initiative

The Michigan ACE Initiative is focused on expanding efforts toward awareness of Adverse Childhood Experiences and creating statewide community coalitions to recommend development of appropriate interventions, state policy, and to provide for the implementation of Medicaid policy for ACEs.