Internalizing behaviors primarily refer to issues that involve internal processes, such as anxiety, depression, and somatic complaints.
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When helping students hurts: Secondary Traumatic Stress (STS) We were presenting to a group of teachers about our project examining the effects of a group-based intervention for middle schoolers experiencing traumatic stress. I was describing the effects of trauma on students’ academic performance when a teacher stood up and loudly exclaimed, “But what about OUR trauma? Who is ... Continue reading →