Teaching Students Who Have Suffered Complex Trauma
Learn how to support students who have experienced complex trauma
Complex trauma affects the physical, emotional and social development of children and adolescents.
In order to minimise harm, teachers and school leaders need to respond appropriately using trauma-informed practices and policies.
In this course, you’ll get an introduction to what complex trauma is and how it affects young people’s development at school.
You’ll understand the neuroscience behind the behaviours presented by students who have experienced complex trauma.
You’ll learn how to apply trauma-informed strategies and policies that will minimise the risk to students and school staff.
What Will I Learn?
- Describe what complex trauma is and how it affects children’s and adolescents’ development
- Describe the neurobiological impact of complex trauma on children’s and adolescents’ behaviours at school
- Identify trauma-informed practices that could minimise risk to school students who have experienced complex trauma