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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In April, Johns Hopkins' Urban Health Institute held their fourth annual symposium on the social determinants of health, “Healing Together: Community-Level Trauma-- Its Causes, Consequences and Solutions,” with the goal of providing education and opportunities for partnerships to make Baltimore a more “trauma-informed” city. LEARN MORE
In "When Home Is Tough, Making Students Feel Good At School", NPR highlights Mott Haven Academy Charter School and the success they have experienced working with traumatized students. LEARN MORE
On September 14, the Ferguson Commission released its final report highlighting the need for schools to understand the impact of trauma on students and cites TLPI’s work as a model. LEARN MORE
In the wake of a lawsuit filed against the Compton Unified School District, both NPR and the Christian Science Monitor address the issues and concerns this lawsuit has raised. LEARN MORE