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Trauma-Informed Education: Highlights of Research and Practice

Recorded on November 05, 2015

How does trauma impact students’ ability to learn? And why is this an equity issue?

Learn about current research on trends in mental health for youth in the U.S. and why it is important for educators to understand the impact of trauma on students.

The webinar describes promising trauma-informed practices (i.e., developing trauma-informed systems, policies, and treatments) at Sally Ride Elementary School in California, where educators partner with families to meet the needs of students, and how these practices fit into the school’s multi-tiered system of supports.

What You Will Learn

  • Highlights of research on the impact of trauma on young people
  • How addressing trauma in schools contributes to equitable outcomes for students
  • How schools can incorporate trauma-informed practices and partner with families and communities

Who Will Benefit

  • School district superintendents and administrators
  • Principals, teachers, behavior specialists, and intervention coordinators
  • School counselors, nurses, social workers, and site administrators
  • School board members and parent leaders
  • Researchers and grantmakers

This webinar was sponsored by the Region IX Equity Assistance Center at WestEd.

Webinar Presenter(s):

Catherine Daley Principal, Sally Ride Elementary School
Louise Godbold Co-Director, Echo Parenting and Education
Ariel Wrye Lead Trainer, Echo Parenting and Education
Leora Wolf-Prusan

Materials from the Webinar