Trauma Informed Justice: A Knowledge and Skills Framework for Working with Victims and Witnesses - Full Framework and Executive Summary

The Trauma Informed Justice Knowledge and Skills framework can be found below, along with the executive summary.  The executive summary summarises the purpose and aims of the framework, offers some examples from practice, and highlights the sections of the framework that are relevant for different justice roles.


The framework sets out the rationale and aims of a trauma informed justice process for victims and witnesses, then details in the tables on pages 28-184 the specific knowledge and skills required by those who 1. Provide advocacy and support 2. Gather evidence 3. Present or interpret evidence or oversee the process of evidence presentation/interpretation 4. Lead or oversee policies, systems, processes, and environments in order to meet these aims.