S.E.L.F. Framework = Safety, Emotions, Loss and Future
The S.E.L.F. Framework is a trauma informed non-linear way of organizing conversations and approaches to solving system and organizational problems in an easy to understand way that also acknowledges complexity. Safety, Emotions, Loss and Future represent the four dynamic areas of focus for trauma recovery.
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The Seven Commitments are a set of interdependent system of values, beliefs and practices that guide the thinking, planning and action of all community members. In their totality, they describe an ideal environment to promote health and well being. The Seven Commitments apply to everyone.
Nonviolence – helping to build safety skills and a commitment to higher purpose
Emotional Intelligence - helping to teach emotional management skills
Social Learning – helping to build cognitive skills
Open Communication – helping to overcoming barriers to healthy communication, learn conflict management, reduce acting-out, enhance self-protective and self-correcting skills, teach healthy boundaries
Democracy – helping to create civic skills of self-control, self-discipline, and administration of healthy authority
Social Responsibility – helping to rebuild social connection skills, establish healthy attachment relationships, establish sense of fair play and justice
Growth and Change – helping to work through loss and prepare for the future
This video shares how one organization incorporates the Seven Commitments in their work: