Systems and policies

Trauma-informed policies and systems to support students experiencing trauma

Addressing Trauma in Educational SettingsAddressing Trauma in Educational Settings

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
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An Action Agenda for Addressing TraumaAn Action Agenda for Addressing Trauma

A big-picture vision of success for addressing trauma, and specific action steps for how this vision can be achieved.
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Helping Traumatized Children Learn: Creating and Advocating for Trauma-Sensitive Schools (Volume 2)Helping Traumatized Children Learn: Creating and Advocating for Trauma-Sensitive Schools (Volume 2)

This series of two reports summarizes research on the impact trauma from exposure to violence can have on children’s learning, behavior and relationships in school, ...
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Creating Trauma-Informed Policies: A Practice Guide for School and Mental Health LeadershipCreating Trauma-Informed Policies: A Practice Guide for School and Mental Health Leadership

This resource provides a deep dive into developing, implementing, and evaluating trauma-informed and compassionate school policies. It highlights four “choice points” for education and mental ...
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Policy and Practice for Trauma-Informed SchoolsPolicy and Practice for Trauma-Informed Schools

This brief describes components of a trauma-informed schools, as well as specific strategies organized through the Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) Framework. View Resource Organization: National Association ...
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Responding to Trauma through Policies that Create Supportive Learning EnvironmentsResponding to Trauma through Policies that Create Supportive Learning Environments

This brief introduces a Trauma-Informed Policy Framework to Create Supportive Learning Environments to help state officials create supportive learning environments that meet the needs of ...
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Creating Trauma-Sensitive Schools: Brief Tips and Policy RecommendationsCreating Trauma-Sensitive Schools: Brief Tips and Policy Recommendations

This brief provides tips and policy recommendations for implementing trauma-sensitive schools, including a discussion of the role of school psychologists in supporting trauma-sensitive schools, and ...
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