Trauma-Informed Lens Podcast

Episode 44: Trauma & the Heart

Posted on July 17, 2018

Episode 44: Trauma & the Heart

Podcasters: Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager

Trauma’s impact goes well beyond the brain. Trauma affects all systems in the body. With the evolution of technology, we now can measure heart rate and see how specific stimulus affects bodily reactions. Curt and Jerry discuss an innovative approach to measuring heart rate of those in treatment to gain insight, help clients manage stress, and drive quality initiatives.

Discussion Questions:

  1. How could this information about heart rate drive how we look at our services?
  2. Would getting clients more information on their biological response help them gain insights to their own trauma and behaviors?
  3. How could heart rate data help drive
  4. Could we utilize technology to improve our services and get important quality data?

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