A Practitioner’s Guide to Educating Traumatized Children
Basha Krasnoff; Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Northwest
This resource provides guidance to educators on how to promote a trauma-informed approach within schools. The report describes the policies and activities necessary to support a trauma-sensitive school, including those around school discipline, staff training, screening procedures, and mental health services. The resource also provides information on how trauma may impact students’ behavior in the classroom, both in terms of academic performance and the ability to form relationships, and describes practices that educators can use to support students.