Virtual Conference in Spanish on Teaching To Strengths: Supporting Students living with trauma, violence, and chronic stress by co-writer and colleague, Dr. Lourdes Alvarez-Ortiz.

Colleague and co-writer, Dr. Lourdes Alvarez-Ortiz will be presenting an interactive virtual conference in Spanish on April 24, 2021 on our book Teaching to Strengths: supporting students living with trauma, violence and chronic stress. It focuses on the epic number of children and families living with adversity and the importance …

Video: 3 Trauma-Informed Priorities

by Debbie Zacarian

This short video describes the rationale for using a strengths-based approach to support students living with adversity and includes three classroom-based strategies. The video originally appeared as part of a project for ASCD on “Trauma-Informed Practices”.

Teaching to Strengths: supporting students living with trauma, violence & chronic stress

TEACHING TO STRENGTHS: ¬†SUPPORTING STUDENTS LIVING WITH TRAUMA, VIOLENCE, AND CHRONIC STRESS.¬†¬†(co-written with Lourdes Alvarez-Ortiz and Judie Haynes) Half the students in U.S. schools are experiencing or have experienced trauma, violence, or chronic stress. Much has been written about these students from a therapeutic perspective, especially regarding how to provide …