Their development, that is. Childhood trauma was another topic in a workshop for parents and staff.
They are on the front lines of supporting students through trauma, but they also need to take care of themselves.
Universities such as Temple, Drexel, and Penn are adding more information about social and emotional learning to their curricula.
As community schools gear up, coordinators build their contact networks. One focus is on sustainability.
Philadelphia is working hard to become a trauma-informed school district, but helping teachers acquire the needed skills and mindset is costly and complex.
The fields of education, medicine, juvenile justice, and mental health were represented at the three-day meeting last week at Philadelphia University.
An effort is afoot to better coordinate school and city behavioral health services.
Philadelphia University will host the event, which is designed to promote interdisciplinary approaches to the issue.
A statewide effort aims to remove stigma and prevent youths and young adults from taking their own lives.