FOR EDUCATORS
How Can I Support Students Who Have Experienced Trauma?

As an educator, you can help promote school-wide trauma-sensitive practices to keep students safe and to limit their exposure to triggers. Strengths-based approaches, staff trainings, and inviting physical environments can help students manage their stress. Explore our materials on creating trauma-sensitive schools below.

Resources
Student Materials
PDF Test-Taking Stress Relief
Fact Sheets
PDF Talking to Your Child About Stress
PDF Talking to Your Child About Stress - Spanish
PDF Building Resilience With Your Child
PDF Building Resilience With Your Child - Spanish
Best Practices
PDF Creating Routines at Home
PDF Creating Routines at Home - Spanish
Fact Sheets
PDF Talking to the School Counselor About Trauma
PDF Talking to the School Counselor About Trauma
Student Materials
PDF Stress Relief Activities
PDF Stress Relief Activities - Spanish
Best Practices
PDF Best Practices: Parent Engagement
PDF Positive Messaging Strategies
Parent Workshops
PPT Physical Activity Parent Workshop Slides
PDF Physical Activity Parent Workshop Materials
PPT Physical Activity Parent Workshop Slides - Spanish
PDF Physical Activity Parent Workshop Materials - Spanish
PPT Test Anxiety Parent Workshop Slides
PDF Test Anxiety Parent Workshop Materials
Posters
PDF Trauma Poster
PDF Trauma Poster - Spanish
Best Practices
PDF Trauma-informed Practice: Beginners Guide to Anxiety in the Classroom
Supporting Immigrant Families
PDF Supporting Students from Immigrant Families
Best Practices
PDF Supporting Students in Temporary Housing
PDF Making Space for Ourselves
PDF Creating Peace Corners
PDF Social Emotional Learning at Home Strategies
PDF How Trauma-Sensitive Schools Promote Healing and Justice
PDF Creating Peace Corners- Spanish
PDF Social Emotional Learning at Home Strategies- Spanish
PDF Making Space for Ourselves- Spanish