Family engagement

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.

Trauma Training Videos & Fact Sheets: Trauma Sensitive Approaches for Home and School

Authors : Patti Schank

This collection of three videos focuses on understanding trauma, responding to trauma, and building trauma-sensitive schools and can be used as introductory resources for families and educators. View Resource Organization: Formed Families Forward

Aligning and Integrating Family Engagement in Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS): Concepts and Strategies for Families and Schools in Key Context

Authors : Yunsoo Park

This e-book reviews reasons for and ways to enhance family engagement in efforts to provide comprehensive mental health services to children and youth in schools. View Resource Organization: Center for Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

Family Engagement and Involvement in Trauma Mental Health

Authors : Patti Schank

This brief provides information on the importance of family engagement in trauma mental health, potential barriers to engagement, and specific strategies for engagement.

A Toolkit for Connecting Social-Emotional and Mental Health Supports to the Opioid Epidemic

Authors : Patti Schank

This toolkit from the West Virginia Department of Education provides guidance for educators, students, families, and community providers to support the mental and social-emotional well-being of students in West Virginia in the context of the opioid epidemic. View Resource Organizations: West Virginia Department of Education and West Virginia Behavior/Mental Health Technical Assistance Center

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