In this follow-up to her bestseller, Trauma-Sensitive Schools, Susan Craig provides secondary school teachers and administrators with a trauma-sensitive approach to instruction that will improve students’ achievement. The text provides an overview of the effects of three types of trauma on adolescent development: early childhood adversity, community violence, and systemic inequities. Book Features: Provides an overview of the effects of three types of trauma on adolescent development: early childhood adversity, community violence, and systemic inequities.Links the effects of trauma on students’ cognitive development to educational reform efforts.Integrates research on adolescents’ neurodevelopment and current educational best practices.Builds the capacity of education professionals to successfully manage the behavior of adolescents with symptoms of complex developmental trauma. ?Susan Craig’s book provides the scientific evidence and the reasons why it is so critical that schools take this new path in serving our students.? ?From the Foreword by Jim Sporleder, principal profiled in the documentary Paper Tigers ?A uniquely comprehensive and accessible resource for all educators and school administrators.? ?Eric Rossen, National Association of School Psychologists ?An in-depth look into the impact of trauma on the adolescent brain along with ideas about how educators can support student learning. This is an essential book for any secondary educator or administrator.? ?Sara Daniel, director of clinical services, SaintA, Milwaukee, WI
In this follow-up to her bestseller, Trauma-Sensitive Schools, Susan Craig provides secondary school teachers and administrators with practical ideas for how to improve students' achievement by implementing a trauma-sensitive approach to instruction.
Seminar paper from the year 2019 in the subject Pedagogy - General, grade: 3, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (Education), course: Graduate seminar in guidance and counselling, language: English, abstract: The work focused on the Incidence of teenage pregnancy among adolescents in secondary schools in Anambra State. According to 'research findings, it was concluded that the reason for teenage pregnancy varies from school to school and from place to place within the same state. Factors that are associated with teenage pregnancy include rapid urbanization, low socioeconomic status, low educational and career aspiration, residence in a single parent home and poor family relationship. The study further found that teenage pregnancy has a detrimental effect on the education and future plans of teenagers Therefore, it was recommended among others that. Teenage programmes should be tailored to the needs of individual communities and include health promotion information and advice, especially on risk taking behaviors. Federal and state governments can contribute in the effort to reduce teenage pregnancy by providing stable funding for comprehensive educational and support services to pregnant and parenting teenagers and parents should not be too harsh on teenagers but they should be approachable so that the children can confide in them whenever there is a pressure from peers. Finally, teenagers should be enlightened about the consequence of engaging in sex at the early stage of their lives and parents should stand at best to meet the needs of the teenage child.
This book provides an interdisciplinary framework for school intervention into child and adolescent maltreatment, highlighting the unique potential for schools to identify and mitigate the long-term impacts of childhood trauma on children’s educational well-being. Contributors evaluate recent efforts to incorporate trauma-informed approaches into schools, including strategic planning by administrators, staff training, prevention programming, liaising with local youth service agencies, and trauma-sensitive intervention with affected students. Among the topics discussed:• The developmental impact of trauma• The role of schools and teachers in supporting student mental health• Prevention programming to prevent child and adolescent sexual abuse• Education policies to support students with traumatic histories• Responding to childhood trauma at both macro and microsystem levels Trauma-Informed Schools: Integrating Child Maltreatment Prevention, Detection, and Intervention is a valuable resource for child maltreatment researchers, educational and school psychologists, school social workers, students in early childhood and K-12 education, and education policy makers at all levels of government. It offers the necessary guidelines and insights to facilitate better learning for students who have experienced trauma, aiming to improve student well-being both inside and outside the classroom.
This is a reference for a wide range of professionals working or studying to work with young people, families and schools. It draws on current research and models of psychological practice applying to education, social work and the health services.
How can you help teens thrive now and for life? Support them as whole learners. Developing independence and responsibility. Collaborating and communicating effectively. Establishing valuable work habits. Harnessing emotions and motivation. In this insightful, culturally responsive guide, Poliner and Benson integrate these lifelong skills into daily practices through Practical applications for diverse populations in every class, advisory, team, or club The latest research on best practices from adolescent psychology, neuroscience, school climate Tools for teachers, administrators, counselors, and parents to help teens succeed now and later in school, home, workplace, and community. Teaching the Whole Teen supports adolescents and adults within the school to thrive.
Understanding how chronic stress affects child development with step-by-step guidelines for conducting trauma-informed assessments and interventions Children exposed to early negative and adverse experiences may not think, feel, process emotions, behave, respond to, or relate to others the same way that typically developing children do. If psychologists do not appreciate and understand the effects of trauma in the lives of children, they may be working in ways that are not efficient or effective and may actually be providing a disservice to the children and families they serve. This volume provides an overview of the deleterious effects of adverse childhood experiences (also referred to as complex trauma, toxic stress or developmental trauma) on children's functioning, adjustment, cognitive, social-emotional, behavioral, academic, and neuropsychological outcomes. Complex trauma can alter brain structure and function and throw children off a normal developmental trajectory resulting in a myriad of negative outcomes. In addition, step-by-step guidelines are provided for conducting trauma-informed assessments, treatments, and interventions. Understand how early stressors can affect influence normal development and influence child psychopathology Learn how exposure to early life adversity affects the biological stress systems which can compromise normal brain development Become familiar with the functions and neuropsychological constructs associated with brain regions affected by chronic stress. Identify risk factors that can negatively influence children’s behavioral, social, emotional, cognitive, and academic functioning Identify and use trauma-sensitive assessment instruments and protocols Gather background and family history from a trauma perspective Use evidence-based interventions to best meet each child's unique needs Essentials of Trauma-Informed Assessment and Interventions in the Schools is essential reading for school, clinical, and related psychologists and their trainers.
This first volume in an exciting series sets the myriad and turbulent issues of adolescence in an international context: skinheads in Germany, thalassemia patients in Greece, adolescent Holocaust survivors, psychodrama, mourning, the Buffalo Creek disaster, cancer diagnosis and treatment, the effects of violence, and trauma as a potential psychic organizer.
Completely revised and updated, Reaching Teens provides communications strategies to effectively engage with today's teenagers. This groundbreaking multimedia resource combines video and text to show how recognizing, reinforcing, and building on inherent strengths supports positive youth development. Key Features New edition expands guidance on trauma, by reframing the approach to show that working with youth can be trauma sensitive and also incorporates positive youth development and resilience. Twenty-nine new chapters--93 total New website companion, which includes Full book content, plus references Expanded version of select chapters In-chapter access to videos and group learning and discussion Tailored learning resources for different audiences created in conjunction with subject matter experts: Youth development programs Education settings Health care settings Juvenile justice settings Foster care settings Substance use programs and recovery settings Includes 400 video clips. Earn CME credits/CEUs
Presenting a "gold standard" treatment recognized as a best practice by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the authors' approach draws extensively on cognitive-behavioral therapy to help children build and master skills to overcome trauma. Includes sample therapy transcripts.