Trauma-Sensitive Schools Training Package
The Trauma-Sensitive Schools Training Package offers school
and district administrators and staff a framework and roadmap for adopting a
trauma-sensitive approach school- or districtwide. The Training Package
includes a variety of resources for educating school staff about trauma and
trauma-sensitive practices and for providing school leaders with a step-by-step
process for implementing a universal, trauma-informed approach using package
materials. School and district leaders are encouraged to begin by reviewing the
Implementation Guide for an overview of the package components and their
National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments: Understanding Trauma and Its Impact
Educating all school staff on trauma and its effects on students, families, and staff is an essential first step towards becoming a trauma-sensitive school. The resources included in the Understanding Trauma and Its Impact component of the Training Package are designed to provide all school and district staff with a shared awareness and understanding of the prevalence and impact of trauma and implications for schools. Resources include an interactive e-resource and a companion slide presentation and activity packet for in-person training.
National Child Traumatic Stress Network
This section of the NCTSN Learning Center provides free access to NCTSN experts and up-to-date, science-based information in the areas of assessment, treatment and services, training, research and evaluation, and organizational and systems change for traumatized children, adolescents, and their families. Continuing education credits are available for many courses in this expanding online catalog that has been developed for mental health professionals, parents and caregivers, policymakers, and others who work with and care about children and adolescents.
Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative - Trauma-Sensitive Schools
This site offers videos that address trauma work being done throughout Massachusetts, as well as provide information regarding trauma, learning, brain-based behavior, relationships, and becoming a trauma-informed school system.
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction: Trauma-Sensitive Schools Online Professional Development
This is a free, online, on-demand system consisting of three primary components. Through this system, learners will understand the prevalence and impact of toxic stress on youth and those who care for them. Additionally, participants will understand how to infuse the values of safety, trustworthiness, choice, collaboration, and empowerment into various aspects of their existing equitable multi-level system of support. This infusion is what we call the