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Trauma-Informed/Trauma-Sensitive Schools


"A trauma-sensitive school is a safe and respectful environment that enables student to build caring relationships with adults and peers, self-regulate their emotions and behaviors, and succeed academically, while supporting their physical health and well-being." - Trauma-Sensitive School Checklist

Resources and Information

Trauma-Sensitive School Learning Modules*

Review Tool for School Policies, Protocols, Procedures, & Documents: Examination through a Truama-Informed Care (TIC) Lens*

Trauma-Informed Approach and Trauma-Specific interventions

Trauma-Sensitive School Checklist

Using PBIS to Help Schools Become More Trauma-Sensitive*

Child Trauma Toolkit for Educators

Making Space for Learning

Strategies and Resources to Create a Trauma-Sensitive School*

The Heart of Learning and Teaching: Compassion, Resiliency, and Academic Success

Tips for Helping Students Recovering from Traumatic Events

*These resources were created by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on February 23, 2018 at 6:48am.