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Creating Trauma-Informed Schools: A Guide for School Social Workers and Educators

Eileen A. Dombo and Christine Anlauf Sabatino

Abstract

Creating Trauma-Informed Schools: A Guide for School Social Workers and Educators provides concrete skills and current knowledge about trauma-informed services in school settings. Children at all educational levels, from Early Head Start settings through high school, are vulnerable to abuse, neglect, bullying, violence in their homes and neighborhoods, and other traumatic experiences. Research shows that upward of 70% of children in schools report experiencing at least one traumatic event before age 16. The correlation between high rates of trauma exposure and poor academic performance has bee ... More

Keywords: trauma-informed services, school social work, trauma, child maltreatment, academic performance, school-based services, safe environments, trauma-informed schools, program evaluation, resources

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190873806
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190873806.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Eileen A. Dombo, author
Associate Professor, National Catholic School of Social Service, Catholic University of America

Christine Anlauf Sabatino, author
Ordinary Professor, National Catholic School of Social Service, Catholic University of America