In the media....
A collection of reporting, blog posts, and essays from Over the summer.
The past two months have been filled with reporting that highlights innovative and courageous work to address childhood trauma and violence exposure. I hope you find these articles as uplifting and hopeful as I did.
Teaching Tolerance Magazine, August 2016
A powerful description from a North Carolina school counselor on how she created safety in her classroom.
National Public Radio, August 2016
The US Department of Education recently started funding programs designed to increase educator mindfullness, as way to mitigate workplace stress. This great article details the promising results from an evaluation of the implementation of CARE for Teachers in New York City schools.
Edutopia, July 2016
The New York Times, August 2016
This is the second in a series of three pieces on childhood trauma from David Bornstein. This article details hopeful research from Washington State examining how strengthened community networks are correlated to better outcomes for children and families.
ACEs Connection, July 2016
An inspiring description of a partnership between college students and teens to recognize the influences of the trauma experienced by ancestors on current day experiences in school.
Center for Youth Wellness Blog, July 2016
San Francisco high school youth conducted research into adverse childhood experiences (ACE) and combined that with their own lived experiences to provide "
contextual narratives to the ACEs they experienced". They also added a list of potential ACEs including school bullying, harassment by a police offer and discrimination. Youth pictured above.