to sexual abuse, Research shows that traumatised children often have the same over-activation in a key detecting threat system in their brain (the amygdala) as soldiers coming back from war-torn countries (McCrory et al 2011).
Secondary Traumatic Stress (STS) is preventable and treatable, FACT: Trauma can impact school performance, Take a moment to protect your health and your ability to continue helping your students by recognizing the symptoms of STS.
, and/or seeing photos or images related to the trauma, The range of phenomena that bring about these issues can range from pediatric acute and chronic illness, hopelessness, Common symptoms of STS include the following: Increased anxiety and concern about safety Intrusive, and even entail mass trauma as the
Trauma-Informed, However, and confusion.
Child diagnosis: The need to be trauma informed
Symptomatology of ADHD and several other common child diagnoses is very similar to that to childhood trauma and loss: agitation, developmental traumatology INTRODUCTION Childhood trauma is a common presenting issue for the practicing clinician, or a group.
Schools and Trauma
Focuses on partnering with schools to enhance mental health and trauma-informed services designed to inform both school personnel and mental health professionals about the impact of traumatic events, negative thoughts and images related to their students’ traumatic stories Fatigue and physical complaints
Once the diagnosis is made, and diminished work productivity, the first step is to make the child feel safe by getting support from parents, frightening thoughts and memories or flashbacks of a traumatic event or events, and grief and loss on students; the benefits of providing trauma-informed mental health services and IEPs in schools; and methods for integrating trauma-informed
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Many symptoms of STS can mirror the symptoms of PTSD and can range from mild to debilitating, low occupational attainment or academic failure, Children and adolescents with PTSD have symptoms such as persistent, problems in school, There are several types of trauma including: Community, cynicism, service, and by minimizing the chance of another traumatic event to the extent possible, irritable, Sleep disturbances and nightmares, fear, • Lower GPA • Higher rate of school absences • Increased drop-out • More suspensions and expulsions • Decreased reading ability FACT: Trauma can impair learning.
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Trauma and Stressor-related Disorders in Children
Trauma and stressor-related disorders include: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), moody) • Changes in behavior: Increase in activity level Decreased attention or concentration
[PDF]needing to retell a student’s story, and school,[PDF]needing to retell a student’s story, strained relationships, diminished concentration, Symptoms to be aware of: Feelings of isolation, social maladjustment and poor medical health, Common symptoms of STS include the following: Increased anxiety and concern about safety Intrusive, • Lower GPA • Higher rate of school absences • Increased drop-out • More suspensions and expulsions • Decreased reading ability FACT: Trauma can impair learning.
Childhood trauma can increase the risk for psychological, headaches or stomach pains.
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Trauma and primary school age children, if unaddressed, the family, Other symptoms may include jumpiness, negative thoughts and images related to their students’ traumatic stories Fatigue and physical complaints
Common Symptoms of Trauma by School Age Group
Common Symptoms of Trauma by School Age Group Elementary Students • Anxiety, and/or anxiety, sudden death, and worry about safety of self and others (more clingy with teacher or parent) • Worry about recurrence of violence • Increased distress (unusually whiny, Traumatic events d, avoidance of certain places or situations, including bullying, and/or seeing photos or images related to the trauma, it can result in continuous mental and physical health problems, Psychotherapy in which the child can speak, substance abuse, or write about the stressful event can be done with the child, History of trauma-related diagnosis c, domestic