Tag Archives: Trauma-Informed Care

How can teachers and administrators best address bullying in school?

Now that bullying-prevention programs are required in our schools, students who are the victims of bullying are finally getting the empathy and attention they deserve. The work, however, shouldn’t stop there. Behind most bullying programs is the fundamental assumption that students who bully are choosing to do so in order to get something they want

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Getting Detained Youth Out of Isolation and into Collaboration

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This week’s episode of This American Life is called “Not It.” In this episode, reporters relay three true stories in which instead of solving a problem in the community, officials simply shuttled that problem off to someone else. While the specific stories aren’t directly relevant to youth with challenging behaviors, as I listened I couldn’t

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CPS as Trauma-Informed Care

Collaborative Problem Solving as Trauma-Informed Care: The Impact of Trauma on Brain Development and What to Do About it There is renewed interest in the effects of chronic, overwhelming stress and trauma on children’s development. Trauma-informed care is emphasized more than ever. Yet, parents, educators, clinicians, mental health workers and law enforcement alike still struggle to understand

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Regulate, Relate, Reason

Last week, Think:Kids hosted Bruce Perry, MD, of the Child Trauma Academy (link to: http://childtrauma.org/) for a joint training on how brain development is affected by trauma, and how the Collaborative Problem Solving approach addresses these neurobiological deficits. Dr. Perry and Dr. Ablon spoke for two days about the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT) and

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Trauma-informed Schools

Clinical settings have aspired to provide what is referred to as trauma-informed care for some time now. We are glad to see other types of programs and systems doing the same. For example, schools are filled with children who exhibit chronic challenging behavior as the direct result of having been exposed to toxic overwhelming stress

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