A trauma-informed residential program, called Children and Residential Experiences (CARE), reduced the number of behavioral incidents by 3% to 5% per month, during the 36-month implementation period. Children's perceptions of the quality of their relationships with caregivers improved by 8% to 14% at the same time. CARE is a trauma-informed, principle-based, multi-component program designed to enhance the social dynamics in group care settings, and help agencies create a living environment that provides developmentally enriching experiences for children in their care. Requiring less reliance on rules and consequences with increased flexibility, the CARE model is . . .