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Definition of Trauma

Definition of Trauma

Definition of Trauma

Types of Trauma

Types of Trauma

Types of Trauma

Prevalence of Childhood Trauma

Prevalence of Childhood Trauma

Prevalence of Childhood Trauma

What is trauma?

How do we respond to stress?

How do we respond to stress?

How do we respond to stress?

What is the impact of exposure to trauma?

What is the impact of exposure to trauma?

What is the impact of exposure to trauma?

What does this mean for schools?

What does this mean for schools?

What does this mean for schools?

What is trauma and who is affected?

What is trauma and who is affected?

What is trauma and who is affected?

In Part 1 of this e-resource, we define the term “trauma,” identify different types of potentially traumatic experiences for school-age children and youth, and examine the research on rates of childhood trauma.

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

The contents of the Trauma-Sensitive Schools Training Package were designed and written under the U.S. Department of Education (Department) Contract Numbers ED-ESE-12-O-0035 and ED-ESE-16-A-0002 by the National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE) operated by American Institutes for Research®. The content and views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the policies of the Department and should not assume endorsement by the federal government. No official endorsement by the Department of any product, commodity, service, or enterprise mentioned in this publication is intended or should be inferred. For the reader’s convenience, this publication contains information about and from outside organizations, including material obtained by way of hyperlinks and URLs. Inclusion of such information does not constitute the Department’s endorsement.

July 2018

The training package is in the public domain. Authorization to reproduce it in whole or in part is granted. While permission to reprint this product is not necessary, the following is the preferred citation:

Guarino, K. & Chagnon, E. (2018). Trauma-sensitive schools training package. Washington, DC: National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments.