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A science based framework for early childhood policy

Using Evidence to Improve Outcomes in Learning, Behavior, and Health for Vulnerable Children

Five ways to support students affected by trauma

This article describes ways teachers can recognize their students strengths and help to build resilience.

Blog and News Articles
Florida grandmother outraged after 6-year-old arrested for 'tantrum'

Article describing how a 6 year old was handcuffed and arrested after having a tantrum at school. This articles mentions the school to prision pipeline

Blog and News Articles
Helping Traumatized Children Learn Volumes 1 and 2

This resource includes a free downloadable book and videos that describes how trauma impacts learning and how schools can create a trauma sensitive and effective learning environment and community.

Institute for Social Healing 2021 Virtual Conference Part 1

This video is of the first of 4 parts of the 2021 Institute for Social Healing Conference  that was co-hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Council on Family Relations on May 7th 2021. Time markers have been added for you to find presentations of interest.

Opening Remarks 0:00:000:15:00

Keynote 1 Dr. Debra L. Berke: Taking It to the Streets: Trauma-Informed Approaches in Action 0:15:45

Presentation 1 Winden Rowe, LPC & Kimberly Preske, MSW, LSW: HEAL PA Trauma Informed Pennsylvania Initiative 0:42:15

Presentation 2

Stephanie Odom: Developing a Standardized Approach to Trauma Informed Care in the Anti-Exploitation Field via Multi-Sector Collaboration 0:59:15

Megan Barolet-Fogarty, PhD, Meghan Conley, PhD, & Cristina Caceres, MA: Recognizing and Addressing Immigration Trauma in East Tennessee Schools: A Collaborative Approach to Community-based Participatory Research 1:10:20

Presentation 3

Lauren Rosen, MSE/PD: The Role of School Psychologists in Addressing Trauma 1:28:33

Victoria Gonzalez, PhD: Thanks for Sharing: Class Discussion as a Form of Individual and Collective Healing 1:38:30

Presentation 4

Deb Smith, MA Diversity and Inclusion within the School System 2:00:06

Alexandra Attinger: Using Trauma-Informed Writing Pedagogy in the Secondary English Language Arts Classroom 2:10:30

Conference Proceedings
Institute for Social Healing 2021 Virtual Conference Part 2

This video is part 2 of 4 of the 2021 Institute for Social Healing Conference  that was co-hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Council on Family Relations on May 7th 2021. Time markers have been added for you to find presentations of interest.

Presentation 5

Sara Smith MS, MS, ACTRP, & Christen Coscia, BSEd, RYT: Mindfulness and Trauma-Sensitive Yoga as an Intervention for Trauma 0:00:00

Presentation 6

Loretta Brady, PhD , Suzanne Delle, MFA, Doug DeMoulin, & Jillian Rigby: Playful Responses to Serious Needs for Mental Health Resources: Role Play Resilience Game Development to Support First Responder Wellbeing 0:27:20

Presentation 7

Shawn Fink:: 6 Practical Well-Being Strategies to Boost Resilience: 0:58:13

Kayla Bailey, BSW, & Phillips Thomas Hornbuckle, JD: “Coordinated Community Response in Relation to Violence on College Campuses 1:09:09

Conference Proceedings
National Aboriginal History Organization

organization provide research, news and tools in collecting, understanding and distrubuting aboriginal and indigenous people’s history

NPR Achievement Gap

An NPR Series exploring the achievement and opportunity gap between low and high income students and students of different races and what is being done to reduce the gap

On promoting understanding and equity through compassionate educational practice: Toward a new inclusion

This work offers a conceptual synthesis of several contemporary educational service delivery models that implicitly embed compassionate educational practices into supporting the learning and growth of diverse student populations. This manuscript discusses how such paradigms, such as culturally responsive positive behavior intervention and supports (PBIS) and trauma-informed school models, can inform, complement, and support inclusion- and equity-based practices for diverse learner populations.

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Empirical/Research Article
School discipline is trauma-insensitive and trauma-uninformed

A block from Dr. J Stuart Ablon on the limitations of traditional school discipline and promising new practices.

Blog and News Articles
Trauma & Resilience: Adolescent Provider Toolkit

A tool kit designed for busy providers who work with adolescents. It includes assessment tools, evidence-based practices and promising practices that may be effective for working with youth who have experienced trauma.

Why mental health is the key to dealing with learning loss

Discusses the link between mental health and academic performance and how it relates to education during and after the pandemic.

Blog and News Articles