Reclaiming school in the aftermath of trauma : advice based on experience
- 1st ed.
- New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
- Physical description
- xv, 233 p. ; 23 cm.
LB2866.5 .R43 2012
- Unknown LB2866.5 .R43 2012
- Mears, Carolyn L.
- Includes bibliographical references (p. -225) and index.
- PART I: UNDERSTANDING TRAUMA Trauma Comes to School Trauma's Effect on the Brain: An Overview for Educators Pretending to do School PART II: LEARNING FROM THE EXPERIENCE Hurricane Katrina and the Children of Louisiana Inner-city Charter School in Post-Katrina New Orleans: A Principal's Perspective Reclaiming the New York Law School Who's Looking out for the Students? 'You Don't Learn These Things in Principal School' Not Here, Not at Columbine Aftercare Support for School Personnel after a School Shooting in Finland Burned into Memory: Remnants of Bullying and Personal Victimization Community - Just Getting Through This: Bailey, Colorado PART III: PUTTING THE PAIN TO WORK Recommendations & Implications Resources.
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- Publisher's Summary
- Traumatic events occur all too frequently - natural disasters, lethal school violence, wildfires, industrial accidents, as well as incidents of domestic violence and chronic abuse. Teachers in schools where students have experienced trauma face particularly difficult challenges, for how is a teacher to promote academic growth and attainment of educational goals in such a situation? Teaching in the Aftermath offers wisdom born of experience as well as insights acquired through years of study. Authors contributing to this text provide advice, understanding, and proven strategies for meeting the challenges that must be faced after a traumatic experience interrupts the lives of students. Winner of the 2013 Colorado Book Award - Anthology.
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- Publication date
- edited by Carolyn Lunsford Mears.