What is trauma?
"The word 'trauma' is used to describe experiences or situations that are emotionally painful and distressing, and that overwhelm people’s ability to cope, leaving them powerless."
What are the effects of trauma on students?
Check out The National Child Traumatic Stress Network's page dedicated to the effects of trauma on students in the classroom ages preschool-high school.
ACEsTooHigh.com is another page dedicated to sharing information and research about Adverse Childhood Events.
How Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime is an awesome TEDTalk from Dr. Nadine Burke Harris (15 min).
How can I help?
Become trauma-informed with these awesome graphics from Echo Parent!
Resources for educators from The National Child Traumatic Stress Network.
Create meaningful relationships with students.
Check out our collection of articles and videos
Learn more about specific actions you can take with Changing Minds' Celebrate Page.
Restorative Integral Support from AceResponse is "a flexible, holistic model that brings attention to the way in which leadership, service systems, and collective contexts work together to build resilience and promote recovery from ACEs".
Congressional Briefings about ACEs & TIC:
Values for a Trauma-Informed Care Culture in Your Classroom & School, an article from ACEs connection
Keep checking back as we continue to add more resources daily!
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