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

Cherokee Point Creates a Trauma-Sensitive School for All Students — April 13, 2015

Cherokee Point Elementary School is featured in a new video from The California Endowment.  This San Diego school has incorporated … LEARN MORE

Trauma-Sensitivity Lowers Discipline Rates: Raises Graduation Rates — April 6, 2015

Meredith Kolodner writes about high schools which are successfully decreasing suspensions and expulsions through trauma sensitive practices that address the … LEARN MORE

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

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.
Purchase or download

 

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
Purchase or download

 

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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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE!

Thank you to everyone who emailed your Massachusetts State Representative!  As of Friday, April 24, Rep. Balser’s Safe and Supportive Schools budget amendment has 68 co-sponsors!  This is a phenomenal demonstration of support!

There is still time for your Representative to have his or her name added to the list.  An email from you could be very helpful in encouraging your Representative to sign on.

CLICK HERE TO EMAIL YOUR REP

 

CONTACT US

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