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Community Trauma: Strategies for the Classroom


Explore the positive impact teachers can have on students following large-scale traumatic events. Learn coping strategies and interactive classroom activities to provide support to students facing the consequences of trauma both inside and outside of the classroom environment.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the impact of various types of large-scale community-wide trauma on students, teachers, the school, and the community.
  • Identify ways that educators can help traumatized children feel safe physically, socially, emotionally, and academically.
  • Understand the importance of personal connections during the recovery process.
  • Identify methods for managing emotional and behavioral impulses following trauma.
  • Understand methods to help maintain services, counseling, or other supports as needed following a traumatic event.

Documentation Methods

Participants must document their learning by completing the following summative.

1 Multiple Choice Exam - Learner demonstrates knowledge of content by selecting the correct answer from the choices provided.

The summative must meet 80% of the established criteria.

Project Team

Author: Lyndsey Dickson

Developed by Beacon Educator staff.

Module Last Updated: 2022