With mental health issues on the rise, it is important for counselors and teachers to enter the school with a trauma-informed lens. Trauma impacts so many individuals, including students, teachers, parents and legal guardians, and other school personnel. A trauma-informed approach helps teachers and school personnel consider how trauma impacts learning and behaviors of the children and adolescents in their classroom.
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 […]