Educator supports

Addressing Trauma in Educational Settings

Authors : Patti Schank

This series of three modules shares research, resources, and strategies to support students and educators in the context of trauma. View Resource Organization: Regional Educational Laboratory Appalachia

Mindfulness Videos

Authors : Patti Schank

These videos prepared for the Trauma Support for Schools Summit can help educators and education leaders to incorporate mindfulness in their daily life. Organization: Regional Educational Laboratory Appalachia Mindful Moment – Connecting your Senses (15 minutes) Mindful Moment – Kindness 2 (15 minutes) Mindful Moment – Breathing (5 minutes) Mindful Movement – Connecting to Your … Continue reading Mindfulness Videos

An Action Agenda for Addressing Trauma

Authors : Patti Schank

A big-picture vision of success for addressing trauma, and specific action steps for how this vision can be achieved.

Secondary Traumatic Stress

Authors : Patti Schank

This webpage describes the symptoms of Secondary Traumatic Stress (STS) and strategies to prevent and treat STS. View Resource Organization: Administration for Children & Families

Addressing the Effects of Trauma in School

Authors : Patti Schank

This webinar series addresses the effects of trauma on brain development, approaches and frameworks to foster positive youth engagement, and the importance of supporting youth-serving adults to sustain this important work. View Resource Organization: Regional Educational Laboratory West

Secondary Traumatic Stress Resources

Authors : Yunsoo Park

This webpage includes a collection of resources on Secondary Traumatic Stress (STS), such as fact sheets and webinars for child-serving professionals and those who supervise staff who may experience STS. View Resource Organization: The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

School Mental Health Resources in Responding to COVID-19

Authors : Patti Schank

This webpage includes a collection of resources and events to support the well-being of educators and school mental health personnel, such as webinars and research briefs. View Resource Organization: Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network

Creating, Supporting, and Sustaining Trauma-Informed Schools: A System Framework

Authors : Patti Schank

This resource presents a tiered approach to creating a trauma-informed school environment that addresses the needs of all students, staff, administrators, and families who might be at risk for experiencing the symptoms of traumatic stress. Organization: National Child Traumatic Stress Network View Resource

COVID-19 Considerations for Reopening Schools

Authors : Patti Schank

This state document provides considerations for reopening schools and supporting student and staff wellness. The document addresses planning considerations for supporting the social and emotional well-being of students and staff during the transition when schools re-open, including addressing grief, loss, and trauma. View Resource Organization: Kentucky Department of Education

Coping With the COVID-19 Crisis: The Importance of Care for Caregivers Tips for Administrators and Crisis Teams

Authors : Patti Schank

This handout includes strategies for school administrators and crisis teams to support school staff who may be experiencing stress and grief in the context of COVID-19. View Resource Organization: National Association of School Psychologists