This article addresses how and why traumatized children perform in schools, how the traumatized brain functions, and elements to avoid in and enhance schools.
This website includes a paper that summarizes research findings concerning the relationship between mental health and academic achievement.
This article provides an explanation of the “survival mode” experienced by traumatized children and how it affects their ability to learn and conform to behavioral expectations in the classroom. Teachers are presented as supportive adults.
This article provides information about children who have been traumatized, including suggestions for how to support them.
The purpose of this paper is to promote understanding of the role of trauma and adversity in the lives of Latino and African American boys and young men and to examine trauma-informed approaches to improving their health.
This easy-to-read publication is designed to help parents and other family caregivers understand how children are affected by exposure to violence.
Koplow, Lesley (ed.). 2007. Unsmiling Faces: How Preschools Can Heal, 2nd edition. New York, NY: Teachers College Press.
Craig, Susan. 2008. Reaching and Teaching Children Who Hurt: Strategies for Your Classroom. Baltimore, MD: Paul Brookes Publishing.
Horsman, Jenny. 2000. Too Scared to Learn. New York, NY: Routledge.
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Greenwald, Ricky.2009. Treating Problem Behaviors: A Trauma-Informed Approach. New York, NY: Routledge.
Koplow, Lesley. 2002. Creating Schools that Heal: Real-Life Solutions. New York, NY: Teacher’s College, Columbia University Press.