The purpose of the TIU Center is to respond to the identified needs and desire to make Utah a trauma-informed state by:
- Providing education, resources, and technical assistance supporting the implementation and sustainability of the trauma-informed approach at the organizational level.
- Developing a statewide community network to support coordination of trauma-informed efforts across local communities
- Reducing duplication of effort through maintaining a centralized repository of evidence-based practices, research, resources, and implementation tools for various community sectors and populations
- Partnering with existing prevention efforts aimed at reducing adversity and increasing community resilience, enhancing the lives of children and adult