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Resources for Trauma-Informed Practices

Adolescent Mental Health

Coping In Hard Times for High School & College Aged Youth (NCTSN) Homepage


Adverse Childhood Experiences

CDC Page on Adverse Childhood Experiences


COVID-19 Resources

A Trauma-Informed Approach to Teaching Through Coronavirus (Teaching Tolerance)

Addressing Race & Trauma In The Classroom for Educators (NCTSN)

Brief COVID-19 Screening Form Child & Adolescent PTSD (UCLA)



COVID19 HEARTS Core Guiding Principles (Resilient Futures)

COVID19 HEARTS Core Guiding Principles for ECE (Resilient Futures)

Helping Homebound Children During COVID19 Outbreak (CSTS)

How to Respond to Coronavirus Racism (Teaching Tolerance)

Online Teaching Can Be Culturally Responsive (Teaching Tolerance)

Parent & Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with COVID19 (NCTSN)

Self Care During COVID19 (NCTSN)


Culturally-Responsive Teaching

Lesson Plans (Teaching Tolerance)

Teaching Strategies (Teaching Tolerance)

Articles (Teaching Tolerance)


Educator Wellness & Secondary Traumatic Stress

Care for the Caregiver After A Crisis - Tips for Families & Educators (NASP)

Coping In Hard Times for School Staff (NCTSN)

Secondary Traumatic Stress for Child Serving Professionals (NCTSN)



Childhood Traumatic Grief for School Personnel (NCTSN)


School Violence

Preparing for Crisis Anniversaries - Guidance for Educators (NASP)

Social Media & School Crises - Brief Facts and Tips (NASP)

Talking To Children About Violence - Tips for Parents & Teachers (NASP)


Science of Trauma

The Science of Stress and Trauma (hover over "Science" in top right and choose a topic) (Harvard)

Understanding Trauma: Learning Brain vs Survival Brain (Dr. Jacob Ham)


Trauma-Informed Practices in the Classroom

Simple Activities for Children & Adolescents (NCTSN)

When Schools Cause Trauma Article (Teaching Tolerance)

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