What is Trauma Informed Care?
Trauma Informed Care refers to strategies that address the needs of children exposed to 1 or more Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE’s). This exposure often leads to disruptive or atypical behavior in children.
Secondary Traumatic Stress for Educators
Roughly half of American school children have experienced at least some form of trauma — from neglect, to abuse, to violence. In response, educators often find themselves having to take on the role of counselors, supporting the emotional healing of their students, not just their academic growth.