WELCOME VIDEO

Director Susan Cole describes the work of the Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative and its vision for creating and advocating for trauma-sensitive schools.

NEWS AND UPDATES

Harvard Law School Bulletin — December 2, 2014

TLPI was featured as the Cover Story in the Harvard Law Bulletin's Fall 2014 Issue. The article discusses TLPI's origins and work on Trauma-Sensitive Schools. LEARN MORE

ATN Interview — December 2, 2014

Attachment and Trauma Network Interview with Joe Ristuccia, Training Director for TLPI and Adjunct Professor at Lesley University. LEARN MORE

Post-Secondary Education, Trauma, and Ferguson — September 23, 2014

Professor Jeanie Tietjen, founder of the Center for Trauma & Learning in Post-Secondary Education (CTLPSE) at MassBay Community College, discusses … LEARN MORE

AcesTooHigh Covers Safe and Supportive Schools Bill — August 20, 2014

Elizabeth Prewitt, AcessTooHigh.com, covers Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s signing Safe and Supportive Schools legislation into law in her article Massachusetts … LEARN MORE

HELPING TRAUMATIZED CHILDREN LEARN

HTCL_book_cover Volume 1
A Report and Policy Agenda
TLPI’s groundbreaking publication describes the impact of trauma on learning and proposes a policy agenda.
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Creating and Advocating for Trauma-Sensitive SchoolsVolume 2
Creating and Advocating for Trauma-Sensitive Schools
This book offers a guide to a process for creating trauma-sensitive schools and a policy agenda to provide the support schools need to achieve this goal
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RECENT AUDIO/VIDEOS

Joel Ristuccia, Ed.M, of TLPI, in an audio interview with the Attachment & Trauma Network


Dr. Mary E. Curtis on Trauma-Sensitive professional development for educators

Principal Ryan Powers on His Trauma-Sensitive School


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SAFE AND SUPPORTIVE SCHOOLS UPDATE

The Safe and Supportive Schools Commission, established by MGL ch. 69, sec. 1P, convened for its first meeting on December 19, 2014.  The Commission will be responsible for assisting the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to update and improve the Safe and Supportive Schools Framework and Self-Assessment Tool, also established by statute.  The goal is to support schools to create whole-school safe and supportive learning environments for all students.

LEARN MORE ABOUT SAFE AND SUPPORTIVE SCHOOLS

 

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