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Developing Trauma-Sensitive Classrooms Session 1: Impact and Symptoms of Trauma

The four-part Developing Trauma-Sensitive Classrooms series was designed to help educators understand and implement evidence-based practices to support students and educators experiencing trauma. The training and coaching meeting materials associated with Session 1 describe the impacts and symptoms of trauma and provide an overview of relevant strategies to support students. After reviewing Session 1, educators will have increased understanding of:

  • What trauma is and the negative impacts of trauma on the brain and body.
  • Students’ behavioral, social-emotional, and academic difficulties that may result from trauma that educators can observe in school settings.
  • Multi-tiered approaches to addressing trauma and relevant strategies and practices to support students.
  • The importance of taking whole-school trauma-sensitive approaches to support all students and educators.

This series was originally developed with and delivered to educators and administrators in Marshall County Schools, Kentucky.

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Training Session 1


Follow-up Coaching Meeting 1


Follow-up Coaching Meeting 2


Follow-up Coaching Meeting 3


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