and mental wellbeing for children and young people
Whole School Approach - resources / tools / links to trauma informed practice and more
Supporting and encouraging trauma informed practice has been an important part of the work of Headstart in recent years with a fabulous number of practictioners trained and working in schools and community settings. A Whole School Approach is an important part of being trauma informed. For example
Creating Trauma-Informed Organisations
Dr Karen Treisman, another highly regarded thinker, author and trainer in the field of trauma informed practice has recently completed
It is an outstanding resource that we can't do justice to here... Karen gave a super webinar for Cornwall soon after publication in June '21
and we are hoping that she'll be back this school year.
Know Me to Teach Me
Louise Michelle Bombèr (https://touchbase.org.uk/)
“Know Me to Teach Me: Differentiated discipline for those recovering from adverse childhood experiences”,
This is a truly outstanding book. A must read. Includes a sample relational policy to adapt.
Know Me to Teach Me has a simple approach to behaviour / inclusion / addressing concerns about increasing exclusions... applying the latest work in neuroscience including the work of Dr Bruce Perry
REGULATE, A way of soothing
RELATE, A way of connecting
REASON, A way of reflecting
REPAIR, A way of re-connecting