Resources for Educators
The Heart of Learning and Teaching: Compassion, Resiliency, and Academic Success – Ray Wolpow, Ph.D.; Mona M. Johnson, Ed.D., CDP; Ron Hertel, B.S.; Susan O. Kincaid, Ph.D. (FREE link to entire book in .pdf form)
Reaching & Teaching Children who Hurt: Strategies for Your Classroom – Susan E. Craig, Ph.D.
Lost at School – Ross W. Greene, Ph.D.
Helping Traumatized Children Learn- Massachusetts Advocates for Children
Help for Billy — book by Heather Forbes, LCSW, of Beyond Consequences Institute
Trauma-Sensitive Classroom Strategies
MindUP – a research-based training program that teaches social and emotional learning skills that link cognitive neuroscience, positive psychology and mindful awareness training utilizing a brain centric approach.
Sound Discipline – a website for both parents and educators about the practice of Positive Discipline. Free newsletter articles and resources.
FuelEd Schools – training in social/emotional competency and teaching empathy, as well as exploring teachers’ attachment styles
MeMoves – a patented system for teaching self-regulation using music, images and movement. Both home versions and school versions are available
Websites & Articles
How to Help a Traumatized Child in the Classroom — article by Joyce Dorado, Director of UCSF’s HEARTS program
“Oil and Water: The Attachment Disordered Child in School “- Lawrence B. Smith, LCSW, Attachment Disorder Maryland and ATN Board Member
Navigating Uncharted Waters – an article for School Psychologists about International Adopted Children – Dr. Boris Gindis