Identifies principles and strategies for effective implementation of trauma-focused, evidence-based practices in school settings.
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Focuses on partnering with schools to enhance mental health and trauma-informed services designed to inform both school personnel and mental health professionals about the impact of traumatic events.
Discusses the impact of sudden death on children and the school community. This webinar provides best practices in the areas of prevention, response and recovery, school staff support, and self-care.
Provides information on the prevalence and impact of trauma as a lens through which to deepen our understanding of bullying.
Discusses the need for, and the benefits of, a school based mental health program. This webinar offers suggestions on building relationships with schools, as well as case examples of successful school/mental health partnerships.
Offers information on childhood traumatic grief. This fact sheet provides descriptions of childhood traumatic grief, normal and typical grief, and what to do for childhood traumatic grief for teachers and school personnel.
Ofrece información sobre el duelo traumático infantil. Este folleto informativo define lo que es del duelo traumático infantil, el duelo típico y normal y describe qué pueden hacer los maestros y el personal de la escuela ante el duelo traumático.
Describes how young children, school-age children, and adolescents react to traumatic events and offers suggestions on how parents and caregivers can help and support them.
Offers teachers guidance on helping students after an earthquake. This fact sheet describes common reactions students may have, how teachers and school staff can help, as well as engage in self-care after an earthquake.
Focuses on childhood grief in the school setting. This webinar discusses key points about children's grief response, including physical and behavioral responses, the impact of developmental level on the grief response, impact of culture on grief, and how CTG differs from grief.
Provides an overview of Integrative Treatment of Complex Trauma (ITCT). This webinar focuses on the use of ITCT in school-aged children.
Provides an overview of how working with bereaved young children affects a therapist. This webinar provides an understanding of loss from the child and caregivers' perspectives, including a discussion on how traumatic grief effects development.