Trauma-informed approaches

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

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.

Glossary: Common terms for frameworks, initiatives, and approaches that address trauma

Authors : Patti Schank

This glossary includes definitions of four commonly used terms that refer to frameworks, initiatives, and approaches that address trauma. It is intended to provide an overarching understanding of these terms based on current research and practice to inform your work in supporting students experiencing trauma. Click “View Resource” to access a webpage with this and … Continue reading Glossary: Common terms for frameworks, initiatives, and approaches that address trauma

Supporting Students Experiencing Trauma During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Authors : Patti Schank

This blog describes various strategies and practices that educators can use in the classroom and in schools more broadly to support students experiencing trauma. The blog includes links to several CCSSOC-developed resources. View Resource Organization: Regional Educational Laboratory Appalachia

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

Using Data to Support Students Experiencing Trauma

Authors : Patti Schank

Educators and support staff at all levels can explore and use data to support students experiencing trauma.

Selecting the Right Interventions to Support Students’ Mental Health Needs

Authors : Kate Borelli

This resource provides key questions to ask when considering and selecting programs with specific decision-support tools.

Menu of Trauma-Informed Programs for Schools

Authors : Kate Borelli

This resource provides descriptions of trauma-informed programs across different tiers (in a multi-tiered framework) and available information about their implementation and evaluation/evidence. Click “View Resource” to access a webpage with this and other related resources from REL Appalachia. View Resource Organization: Regional Educational Laboratory Appalachia

Common Trauma Symptoms in Students and Helpful Strategies for Educators

Authors : Kate Borelli

The handout provides information about the common symptoms of trauma, grouped into five main categories, as well as everyday strategies that educators can implement in the classroom to support students exhibiting symptoms of trauma. Click “View Resource” to access a webpage with this and other related resources from REL Appalachia. View Resource Organization: Regional Educational … Continue reading Common Trauma Symptoms in Students and Helpful Strategies for Educators

Virtual Preventative Strategies to Support Students Social Emotional and Mental Health Needs

Authors : Kate Borelli

This resource presents everyday preventative strategies that educators can implement in virtual settings to support students’ social-emotional and mental health needs associated with trauma.