adverse childhood experiences

“Trauma-Sensitive” Schools: A new framework for reaching troubled students

slider-6By LAURA PAPPANO (Harvard Education Letter)

The most artfully devised curriculum means little to a student whose mind is fixed on last night’s shooting outside or the scary, violent fight between parents that broke out in the kitchen. Brilliant … Read the rest

Toxic stress in children–and what programs can do to help

From the New York Times

Imagine if scientists discovered a toxic substance that increased the risks of cancer, diabetes and heart, lung and liver disease for millions of people. Something that also increased one’s risks for smoking, drug abuse, … Read the rest