Trauma Informed Educational Practices

How to Implement Them in School Settings

Instructed by Kimberly Citron

Format: Recorded video, reflection sheets, self-assessments

Skill Level: Moderate

Course Description

The Trauma Informed Educational Practices Course was designed to provide best practices for engaged students who have been impacted by trauma. Children and adolescents are impacted by trauma as a result of many adverse experiences including but not limited to exposure to emotional, physical or sexual abuse, witnessing intimate partner or domestic violence, experiencing a life threatening accident or natural disaster, community violence, loss of a parent or loved one, or most recently, a global pandemic. The practices described in this course are intended to maximize the potential for provision of a supportive environment while also maximizing students' ability to regulate their emotions and behaviors in an educational setting.

What are the requirements?

The requirements to attend this course include having an understanding of the basic trauma and applied trauma courses, including knowledge of traumatic events, traumatic reactions, the neurophysiology of trauma, manifestations of trauma in the classroom and how to apply this knowledge to specific types of trauma.

What am I going to get from this course?

Attendees of this course will gain knowledge regarding manifestations of trauma in the classroom and trauma informed educational practices to support students in an academic setting.

Who is this course for?

This course is intended for administrators, teachers, school-based mental health providers, behavior technicians, applied behaviors analysts and mental health professionals seeking to expand their knowledge of trauma informed educational practices.

About the Instructor