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
TLPI JOB OPPORTUNITY
Massachusetts Advocates for Children is currently hiring a Lead Organizer/Project Coordinator to join the TLPI team in creating and advocating for trauma-sensitive schools.
READ THE JOB DESCRIPTION
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, 2015. 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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