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10 Steps Every Educator Needs to Know to Create a Trauma Informed School

Learning can be a real struggle for children who have experienced a trauma. But once trauma is identified as the root of the behavior, educators can adapt their approach to help students cope when they are at school.

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The Brain Science Behind Bullying

Posted on October 12, 2012 in adolescents category

Suicide Awareness: Providing Hope for Life

Posted on September 3, 2012 in suicide category

Hurricane Katrina Seven Years Later: The Role of Gratitude and Social Connectivity

Posted on August 20, 2012 in trauma category

TLC GUEST BLOGGER: Barb Dorrington, MEd

Hurricane Katrina changed our society. Our sense of complacency fell unguarded, while we watched reports of survivors being left without food and water, living in shelters, and sometimes looting to survive. After eight debriefing trips over three years, I watched the struggle to survive first hand.

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Experience Matters

Posted on May 1, 2012 in assembly category

TLC Guest Blogger: Annette Miner, CWY, CTC-S, CYC

You want to relate to trauma as an experience, not as a diagnostic category.” – Dr. William Steele

Trauma is not in the event, but in the experience of the event. It is not the understanding of trauma that heals, but the addressing of the experience of the trauma that heals.”  – David Grill, MFT

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Explaining the Brain – Teaching Trauma Playfully

Posted on December 16, 2011 in art therapy category

TLC Guest Blogger: Cherie L. Spehar, MSW, LCSW, CTS

Expressive Play Therapy serves as a bridge between the important steps we use with TLC’s Trauma Intervention Program and the facilitation and externalization of the feelings those interventions elicit. One of my favorite ways to synergize both is when we reach the point of teaching trauma.

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