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The Importance of Trauma-Sensitive Schools

December 12, 2016 | Trauma | Trauma Resilience | Comments

Melissa Bolton

National Council for Behavioral Health

“Students who have experienced trauma have a completely different worldview,” Pamela Black, educational consultant for trauma-sensitive schools. Walk into any classroom in America and take a look around. You’ll likely see an average of 30 students, a teacher, some colorful decorations and an assortment of notebooks and backpacks. Know what you won’t see? You won’t […]

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We All Know “THAT Student”

October 17, 2016 | Trauma | Trauma Resilience | Comments

Pam Black, Linda Henderson-Smith & Karen Johnson

National Council for Behavioral Health

We all know “that student.” It doesn’t matter whether they are a preschool, elementary, middle or high school student, educators are well aware of the student who comes to school angry, agitated and not ready to learn. It appears school is the last place this student wants to be. Yet, they return every single day, […]

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The Power to Choose

Cheryl Sharp

Exclusive Consultant for Trauma Informed Care Initiatives, National Council for Behavioral Health

Last week, my heart, along with the heart of our nation, broke. We must create healing environments to heal as human beings and as caregivers. We must pay attention to our own recovery from the tragedies we keep experiencing as a nation.

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Is Providing Trauma-informed Care for Kids as Easy as Changing the Lens?

January 7, 2016 | Trauma | Trauma Resilience | Comments

Mary Johnson

Staff Writer

“A child is only as healthy as the family is. And as secure as the family is.” We know that early interventions are always best, so when it comes to children and families, providing holistic, trauma-informed care is pivotal. And organizations like The Children’s Clinic, “Serving Children and Their Families” (TCC), Long Beach, California, are […]

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