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Creating a Trauma-Informed Learning Environment

By Amanda C. Symmes, LICSW We live in a time when trauma seems to be everywhere. Divorce is not uncommon. There have been numerous shootings in schools. Drugs and suicide continue to steal people every day. Poverty and abuse overwhelm, … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Help Immigrant Children Separated from Their Parents

On Monday, June 18, ProPublica released a heartbreaking audio recording allegedly captured inside a US Customs and Border Protection facility. The desperate cries of children separated from their parents have haunted and enraged millions of Americans and have left us … Continue reading

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Helping Kids Move Beyond Tragedy

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. It doesn’t seem to matter how much time passes. We often can remember, as if it were yesterday, how we felt as … Continue reading

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Friday Link Roundup

This week, we continue to watch the world’s responses to the ongoing refugee crisis. PBS’s NewsHour has the story of a school in Texas where “Telling stories helps refugee children learn a new language.” Engaging with the stories of people whose … Continue reading

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After the Trauma: Treating PTSD in Children

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. Like its name implies, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can result after a person or someone close to … Continue reading

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