Trauma & Healing

One out of every 4 children attending school has been exposed to a traumatic event that can affect learning and/or behavior.  This startling statistic indicates the need for school staff to understand the impact and implications that trauma has in the school setting.

Trauma can take many forms, ex.  physical, emotional, sexual.  It can also be the result of nature (hurricane, tornado, etc.) or manmade (terrorism, nuclear, etc.).  Whatever the situation, the results can be devastating to students as well as staff.  Information and planning are critical to contributing to the most positive responses and outcomes of such events.


Trauma in Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As COVID-19 ebbs and flows. families and children may continue to grapple with the losses, grief, and overwhelming changes brought on by COVID-19 and other diseases.

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National Mass Violence Victimization Resource Center (NMVVRC)

Resources for students, staff, and communities to begin healing after mass violence.

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The Road to Disaster Recovery

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Tips for Survivors of a Disaster or Traumatic Event

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National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

We are the world’s leading research and educational center of excellence on PTSD and traumatic stress.

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Trauma Facts for Educators