Trauma-Informed Care

Jan 30, 2023 | Resources


Learn about Childhood Trauma

What is childhood trauma?

Center for Traumatic Assessment and Services

Adverse Childhood Experiences – CDC

The Biological Effects of Childhood Trauma

Trauma-Informed Education

NCTSN Child Trauma Toolkit for Educators: Provides information about childhood trauma and how to create a successful learning experience for children who experience trauma. There is also information about secondary trauma for educators.

Trauma-Informed Activities for Students During Coronavirus/COVID-19: Trauma Informed Activities and resources for virtual programs.

Creating, Supporting and Sustaining Trauma Informed Schools: Information about how to help children with trauma in learning environments broken down into a 3 tier system that focuses on creating safe environments, early intervention, and intensive support.

Social-Emotional Learning

What is SEL?: Defines Social Emotional Learning, the benefits of it in program curriculum, and the core competence areas.

Lessons from Camp: Free from school year demands, summer camps are a key avenue for social-emotional learning: Explains ways in which summer programs can help kids further develop their social/emotional skills.

13 Powerful SEL Activities: Ideas for activities to incorporate into curriculum that support the social and emotional development of children.

12 Simple Ways to Teach Mindfulness to Kids: A collection of mindfulness activities that can help students manage their emotions and stress.

Restorative Justice

Restorative Justice: Resources for Schools: A collection of resources on how to implement restorative justice, research on the benefits, and other tips.

The 5 R’s of Restorative Justice: This article details the 5 important pillars of Restorative Justice.

How to practice Restorative Justice in Education: Tips for implementing restorative justice practices