Trauma-Sensitive Schools


What is a Trauma-Sensitive School?

A trauma-sensitive school is a safe environment that promotes positive relationship-building, understands the impact of traumatic experiences on behaviors, and enables students to self-regulate and succeed academically. 

According to the Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative, attributes of a trauma-sensitive school include: 

    Our Trauma Sensitive Schools are:

    Devalles, Congdon, Jacobs, Pulaski, Roosevelt, Haymac, Gomes

       VIDEO: Understanding Trauma: Learning Brain Vs. Survival Brain

         VIDEO: Why We Need Trauma Sensitive Schools

    VIDEO: Impact of Trauma on Learning (Part 1)

    VIDEO: Impact of Trauma on Learning (Part 2)