This article is an interview with a school counselor who talks about the importance of school climate and trauma-informed education in meeting the educational and mental health needs of students. The counselor is in a unique position to play a key role in the culture shift to a trauma-informed school climate.Source:
Matthew Portell, Education Week, August 27, 2018Description:
"Our school counselor is an expert on intervention and supporting the social and emotional needs of our students. She was also already implementing data-driven academic, social, and emotional systems for students that allowed her to identify their specific needs. [She] impressed upon school leadership that in order to support students with trauma, we must create a supportive and positive school environment."Read the full article here!