More schools are leveraging peer counseling and mentoring programs to supplement suicide prevention and trauma-informed strategies.
Caring about students can come with a price. Self-care helps, but schools need to take the lead in helping educators cope with STS.
By making mental health an “excusable absence,” schools can help bring conversations about student mental and behavioral health into the open.
What’s new in public education this year? We see some trends emerging, including trauma-informed education, virtual reality, and more.
Florida Poly administrators fired the only on-campus counselor for her union activities. Now they have to hire her back.
With the right professional training, educators can reduce the impact of traumatic experiences and help all children learn.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. To help the millions of children across the U.S. who have a mental health condition, treatment gaps have to be closed.
With one in five children ages 13-18 living with a mental health condition, more schools are creating comprehensive, systemic programs to address the problem.
With a mixture of empathy, flexibility, and brain-based strategies, trauma-informed educators are giving students the support they need.