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Focus on Behavioral Health in Schools

Breaking the cycle

A mother shares her story of poverty, trauma, and the promise of education.

by Bill Hangley, Jr.
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Mastery moves toward understanding trauma

Teachers and staff are learning new approaches to handling classroom disruptions and student misbehavior.

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Addressing childhood trauma in schools: Expert views

An understanding of the biology of trauma is important. So is a different set of classroom strategies.

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Researcher delves into adverse childhood experiences

Also a doctor, he thinks that closer listening may lead to a better understanding of childhood trauma.

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Philadelphia’s shift in discipline policy

The zero-tolerance approach emphasized punishment. Now understanding the student’s behavior is seen as key to changing it.

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Trauma courses train teachers, other staff on behavioral health issues

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