Understanding trauma and how it can impact learners in school

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What is trauma? How can we adopt a trauma-informed approach to support learners?

About this module

Adopting a trauma-informed approach to supporting young people who have been affected by a traumatic event is key to managing wellbeing. This module aims to raise awareness among all staff about trauma - where it can stem from, how it may present itself and how it can impact learners both physically and mentally.

This module is suitable for members of staff across all educational settings and key stages.

What you will learn:
  • A deeper understanding of what trauma is
  • How trauma can present in learners
  • Recognising the impact that trauma can have on a learner’s psychology and biology