Resources for Educators

Resources for Educators

ATN’s Handout on Childhood Trauma’s Impact on Learning


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