trauma informed

Trauma Informed Care in a School Setting

Posted by Tara Randall on January 4, 2019 in schools, trauma informed category

It sounds so easy: take care of the student’s needs before trying to educate them…

Practicing trauma informed care in a school setting is challenging. Some students have had years of being unsuccessful in school due to lifelong chronic stress and lack of support. It takes a lot of time, energy and manpower to build resiliency in these students. 

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Self-Care & Creativity in the Trauma-Informed Workplace

Self-care in relationship to trauma work is an essential practice for professionals in this helping field. Without attention and connection to our own self-care, the demanding toll of aiding and supporting others in pain and distress can often leave us vulnerable to compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma and burnout. In relationship to this necessity for provider self-care, this post will focus on considerations about one’s workplace environment and the role creativity can have as a trauma-informed practice.

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Shelter Within a Shelter

Posted on June 15, 2012 in adolescents category

Resilience Soup

Posted on June 5, 2012 in art therapy category

How to Teach Self-Compassion to Children

Posted on January 6, 2012 in adolescents category

by Miki Tesh, LSCW

Imagine this ….

You feel terrible about something. You might be overly critical of yourself, maybe even more critical than you would of a friend or a stranger.  You feel like if you are self-critical, it will keep you “inline” and make things better.         

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