Trauma

Homes and schools should be caring and safe spaces for students. Trauma, mental health, and behavior problems can impact a child inside and outside of school. But, understanding these issues and creating positive environments can help keep kids on track while they are growing and learning.

As the adults in kids’ lives, there are things we can do to promote healthy homes and schools. Learn more by clicking on the topics below.

Why is it Important?

Why is it Important?
Trauma can change a child’s behavior. It can affect how they relate to others and the react to everyday events. Students who have had challenges at home have trouble focusing, controlling emotions, and learning. Learn more about the importance of creating positive environments for children at home and in school.
What Can I Do?

What Can I Do?
Building a trauma-sensitive environment helps children to feel safe and supported. Providing a warm and positive environment, can make make it easier for children to achieve and grow. Learn how to support children who have experienced trauma.

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Interactive Tools

Interactive Tools
Our interactive tools help promote healthy spaces at home and in school. Click here to explore our tools that support creating a trauma-sensitive environment for children.
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