How to support children who may have experienced trauma: staff briefing

In this 1-hour session, staff will learn:

  • Key terms, including 'adverse childhood experiences', 'trauma' and 'trauma-informed practice'
  • The potential impact that traumatic experiences have on children and their behaviour
  • Why this is particularly relevant now
  • How to respond to a child's behaviour in a helpful way
  • What they can do to help pupils feel safe in school in the long term

How to use these resources

  1. Download the PowerPoint presentation, facilitator notes, common questions, staff factsheet and audio transcript
  2. Work through the facilitator notes first. They tell you everything you need to know to prepare and deliver the PowerPoint presentation effectively. You’ll need the facilitator notes to hand when presenting
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