Helps educators understand how they might address the interplay of race and trauma and its effects on students in the classroom. The guide outlines recommendations for educators and offers a list of supplemental resources.
The following resources on Schools were developed by the NCTSN.
Provides guidance on responding to disaster, violence, or terrorism events using the Psychological First Aid intervention.
Explores the importance of knowing the difference between appropriate and inappropriate school staff behavior with students.
Provides definitions of child traumatic stress and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and explains how symptoms can overlap, as well as summarizes some of the differences between the two.
Answers the question what is a trauma-informed child and family service system. This fact sheet details the components of a trauma-informed child and family service system.
Provides educators and school staff information on the challenges that occur when there is an allegation of educator abuse.
Focuses on understanding the intersection between cyberbullying and trauma.
Offers school health professionals a quick resource for using the Core Actions of Psychological First Aid in response to an emergency event on school grounds.
Offers principals and administrators a quick resource for using the Core Actions of Psychological First Aid in response to an emergency event on school grounds.
Offers teachers a quick resource for using the Core Actions of Psychological First Aid in response to an emergency event on school grounds.
Describe the fundamentals of Psychological First Aid for Schools (PFA-S). This webinar offers information on how PFA-S helps to reduce the distress that school communities can experience after a disaster or violent event.
Describes risk factors for and signs of secondary traumatic stress in educators, as well as techniques for prevention and self-care.