Trauma-based care is a topic that has become ubiquitous within the mental health community in response to the many stressors people endure today – the pandemic and myriad other inflictions – isolation, fear, poverty, health problems, crime, accidents, and abuse.
K-12 teachers and staff are faced with so many mental health concerns and trauma experienced among their students on a daily basis. The pandemic has only exacerbated the prevalence of challenges faced by students, the presence of mental health in the classroom for teachers, and the prevalence of suicidal behaviors seen by school mental health […]
Mental health issues are on the rise among all ages. A new School of Education academy provides trauma-informed training to schools and our community. Last year, Arionna Wilkerson was part of the first cohort of UNC Greensboro master’s students placed in Rockingham County Schools to increase trauma-awareness. Now she works at RCS full time as […]
The Department of Counseling and Educational Development’s North Carolina Academy of Stress Trauma and Resilience (NCA-STAR) has published their 5th episode of Trauma Connections podcast. Do you find yourself at the beginning of 2022 headed toward burnout? This episode focuses on empathy and compassion and how understanding the difference can be a key to avoiding […]
The U.S. News & World Report released its 2022 ranking for Graduate Schools of Education in the spring, and the UNC Greensboro School of Education (SOE) has been ranked #73 nationally as a Graduate School of Education, the SOE’s highest ranking on record. Within North Carolina, the UNCG SOE has the third highest ranking among […]