When Schools Cause Trauma


Excerpt: Trauma-sensitive and trauma-informed schools are spreading around the country. But if they don’t start with how schools themselves can induce trauma, they won’t work. Very relevant reading here


Deportation worries fuel anxiety, poor sleep, among U.S.-born Latinx youth


The emotional trauma on the children of deported children is real. Read more about it here

ESL Collaboration with School Counselors: Concrete Recommendations


Please share this important information in your communities, found at Potential Stressors of Undocumented Latinx Youth: Implications and Recommendations for School Counselors

How the Political Situation Affects Your Students


No matter where we are on the political spectrum, we can probably all agree on the fact that schools should be a safe place for kids. How can we make it safe in the face of existential fears outside of the school walls? More here

The Long-Term Effects of Trauma


Research findings at Recovered Memories of Childhood Trauma

How Trauma Affects the Brain


A very sad collection of scientific facts that impact student performance can be found at Brain scans reveal how badly emotional abuse damages kids

Mindfulness: PERSPECTIVES + OPINIONS Helping Teachers Manage the Weight of Trauma


Find information on “understanding and mitigating the effects of secondary traumatic stress for educators” (excerpt) here

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