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Trauma Informed Resilience Focused Resources

We strive to give teachers, school administrators and staff, psychologists, social workers, counselors, and all helping professionals books, interventions, online courses, certifications and information to help children, families and schools thrive. Our trainers provide world-class trauma informed, resilience focused training to thousands of professionals every year.

When Students are Traumatized, Teachers are Too

Access this article by Emelina Minero on the Edutopia website at:

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Posted in Teaching, Trauma


Adapting SITCAP-ART: The Story of One Program’s Journey in Group Implementation for Transformative Results

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Online Courses & eCertification

Our courses were designed with YOU in mind – teachers, school administrators and staff, psychologists, social workers, and counselors. Online courses consist of video segments, reading, activities, and instruction, and provide CEs. Register for eCertification to earn your Certified Trauma Practitioner-Clinical or -Education Certification online! 

Structured Sensory Interventions for Traumatized Children, Adolescents and Parents: SITCAP in Action

Since 1990, the National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children (TLC) has pioneered strength-based, resilience-focused interventions with young people.

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School Memorials

School Memorials: Should We? How Should We?  

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Posted in Suicide

Support Needed for Children Losing Parent at Early Age

A study exploring the impact of early parental death has revealed the long-term damage and suffering that can be experienced by individuals in adult life if appropriate levels of support are not provided at the time of bereavement.

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Relocation, New Friends, Long Distance Relationships Written by Kiona Strickland November 9, 2011

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Multiple Homecomings

When a service member is redeployed, the whole family is redeployed. For a child, multiple homecomings mean constant adjustments. Wait to talk about redeployment

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