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Creating a Trauma-Sensative School Series Available Online


(Formally known as Teaching Traumatized Children)

Discover ways to help traumatized children learn. Each session focuses on a particular approach from organizational issues to developing classrooms that trauma-proof children and promote resiliency.


Whether due to a one time event such as a tornado or experiencing chronic trauma from intra-familial or community violence, a student's learning can be compromised. In some cases, the chronicity of the trauma can result in significant neurological impairment resulting in the need for special education due to ongoing cognitive and behavioral issues. A student's school performance may be affected by the following:

• Impaired reading comprehension, recall and memorization
• Increased absenteeism
• Inconsistency in academic performance
• Impaired problem-solving and planning
• Increased feelings of frustration, heightened anxiety and being overwhelmed which may lead to behavioral issues.

This three-session online training presents information on helping traumatized children learn. Each session focuses on a particular approach: from organizational issues, to developing classrooms that trauma-proof children and promote resiliency to strategies directed at addressing issues of traumatic stress, attachment and developmental derailment, and dissociation in the individual student.

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  Dates To Be Announced  
Creating a Trauma-Sensitive School 2: Classroom Strategies
Creating a Trauma-Sensitive School 3: Individual Strategies


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