Reclaiming School in the Aftermath of Trauma: Advice Based on Experience

Reclaiming School in the Aftermath of Trauma: Advice Based on Experience

by C. Mears


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Teachers in schools where students have experienced trauma face particularly difficult challenges, for how is a teacher to promote academic growth and attainment of educational goals in such a situation? Provides advice, understanding, and proven strategies for meeting the challenges that must be faced after a traumatic experience.

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ISBN-13: 9781137268549
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 02/06/2013
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 233
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Carolyn Lunsford Mears, PhD, the author of the award winning study Experiences of Columbine Parents: Finding a Way to Tomorrow and of the books Reclaiming School in the Aftermath of Trauma and Interviewing for Education and Social Science Research: The Gateway Approach , holds a research position, serves on the Graduate School of Social Work Trauma Certificate Board, and is dissertation advisor and adjunct faculty at the Morgridge College of Education, University of Denver, USA.

Table of Contents

PART I: UNDERSTANDING TRAUMA Trauma Comes to School Trauma's Effect on the Brain: An Overview for Educators Pretending to do School PART II: LEARNING FROM THE EXPERIENCE Hurricane Katrina and the Children of Louisiana Inner-city Charter School in Post-Katrina New Orleans: A Principal's Perspective Reclaiming the New York Law School Who's Looking out for the Students? 'You Don't Learn These Things in Principal School' Not Here, Not at Columbine Aftercare Support for School Personnel after a School Shooting in Finland Burned into Memory: Remnants of Bullying and Personal Victimization Community - Just Getting Through This: Bailey, Colorado PART III: PUTTING THE PAIN TO WORK Recommendations & Implications Resources

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