Identifying and supporting students who have experienced trauma: Strategies for educators

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a stressful and even traumatic time for many students. Educators need to be equipped with tools to identify and support students who have experienced trauma. This video provides an overview of common trauma symptoms that students may exhibit and identifies preventative strategies to support all students and targeted strategies to support students in crisis. It also highlights other resources to support a school-wide trauma-informed approach.

You can find this video and other helpful resources on the U.S. Department of Education’s Best Practices Clearinghouse:

Topics: External Partner Resource Video

Tags: Coping skills De-escalation Resilience Self-regulation Social-emotional skills Trauma