This article stresses the importance of schools taking notice of the mental health needs of students in establishing a place where students feel connected and safe. The example used is from Lawrence D. Crocker College Prep in uptown New Orleans where “trauma-informed teaching” is taking place.Source:
Katy Reckdahl, The Hechinger Report, January 25, 2017Description:
In New Orleans, Crocker is at the vanguard of a collaborative of five schools launched in 2015 by the city’s health department. At each school, educators, experts in psychiatry and development, and mental-health providers work together to improve academic achievement by establishing a place where students can feel a sense of belonging and safety.Read the full article here!