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

Boston Public Schools say Safe and Supportive Schools are “an issue of equity” — May 22, 2015

In an interview with Boston Neighborhood Network News, Andria Amador, Boston Public Schools’ Assistant Director of Special Education & Related Services-Comprehensive Student … LEARN MORE

Futures Without Violence Supports Trauma-Sensitive Schools — May 18, 2015

“Safe, Healthy and Ready to Learn“, a new policy report from Futures Without Violence calls for “sufficient funding to dramatically … LEARN MORE

West Virginia Takes Trauma-Sensitive Schools Statewide — May 12, 2015

After finding success in implementing trauma-sensitive practices in five pilot schools, West Virginia announced that all schools in the state … LEARN MORE

Washington State University Report Calls For Community Support — May 5, 2015

In a new report to the Washington State legislature, the Area Health Education Center at Washington State University looks at the effect of adverse experiences, … 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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BUDGET UPDATE!

Great news!  The Massachusetts Senate funded Safe and Supportive Schools at $500,000 in its final FY16 budget!

Your emails made all the difference!  Thank you to everyone who emailed their Senator!

Stay tuned for an email from TLPI in early June with information about how you can play a role in advocating with the Conference Committee.

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To contact the Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative, click here.

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