Director Susan Cole describes the work of the Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative and its vision for creating and advocating for trauma-sensitive schools.
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Jennifer Davis Carey, executive director of the Worcester Education Collaborative, discusses how an understanding of trauma's impact on learning and TLPI's Flexible Framework is guiding Worcester Public Schools' response to a high rate of suspensions. LEARN MORE
On March 1, 2004, the Boston Globe published a letter to the editor by TLPI on why An Act Relative to Safe and Supportive Schools (H3528) should pass. This law would provide a statewide framework to help schools create the safe and supportive school-wide cultures that are the foundation for a trauma-sensitive school. LEARN MORE
In this video, from the November release of Helping Traumatized Children Learn, Volume 2, Ryan Powers, Principal of the Mary E. Baker Elementary School, in Brockton, MA, discusses the importance of trauma sensitivity for improving the social and emotional well-being of all students. LEARN MORE