Kris, D. (2018, December 03). How to Build a Trauma-Sensitive Classroom Where All Learners Feel Safe. Retrieved February 13, 2019

The effects of childhood trauma can spill over into the classroom, says Patricia Jennings, associate professor at the University of Virginia. She offers several ways to develop trauma-sensitive classrooms, including by eliminating zero-tolerance discipline policies, reconsidering the root causes of students’ behavior, and learning to model compassion and resilience in the classroom.

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