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Trauma Informed Care - Tips for Teachers
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Tips for Child Welfare Staff
Children and Trauma: What you can do
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Child Trauma
  • Helping Traumatized Children Learn

    This resource, developed by the Massachusetts Advocates for Children in collaboration with Harvard Law School and The Task Force on Children Affected by Domestic Violence, includes research on the impact of trauma on learning in school, and includes policy recommendations that help create supportive environments to children and families impacted by trauma.


Helping Traumatized Children Learn
Video: Why we Need Trauma-Sensitive Schools
Trauma related reports and Resources
  • Building Trauma Informed Families

    PRESENTER: Lydia C. DeBiase MSW, LCSW

    Ms. DeBiase is an alumna of Widener University and a full time faculty member since 2013. She has worked in the field of child welfare for 17 years as a case worker, supervisor, and manager. Additionally, she has been an outpatient and drug and alcohol therapist and conducted forensic substance use assessments at the Delaware County Juvenile Detention Center.

    The beginning of the year can be a wonderful time of growth and change for many people, but it also can be a time of stress and trauma.

    What does stress and trauma do to the body? How can you be proactive if you know you are entering into a stressful time of year? What are some resources at home and in school for your children after experiencing trauma.  
    This webinar will explore the standard definitions of trauma, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and how they affect lifelong health, and how early childhood trauma impacts infant/child brain development.


    • Standard definitions of trauma
    • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
    • ACE Scores
    • How early childhood trauma impacts the brain development of infants and children


Building Trauma Informed Families – January 31, 2019
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