This book delves into the neural underpinnings of stress, trauma, and emotional dysfunction in children and its relative impact upon learning. Environmental deprivation, poverty, childhood abuse, witnessing violence, and parental neglect can impact both cognitive and social-emotional development in children. Schools can enhance emotional wellness through early prevention efforts, appropriate assessment and screening techniques, and an improved school climate to foster emotional growth for all children. Some of the key topic areas include:
Our Understanding Trauma and COVID-19: What School Professionals Can Do to Help presentation provides information about the effects of quarantine, describes what to expect when students return to school, and offers ways to help. Click the Resources tab above or here to view or download.
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