Taking into account past experiences and focusing on young people as individuals can have a comparable effect to having trained therapists on staff. Sarah Gillette’s trust is taking a trauma informed approach to supporting students’ social and emotional wellbeing.
Sue Clifford, MBE writes the second of two articles exploring how certain areas of the curriculum can be ‘triggers from the past’ for some traumatised children.
What are the consequences of turmoil in a child’s early life and how does it affect their behaviour and learning in school. Sue Clifford digs deeper into the issues and suggests some responses.