Cherokee Point Creates a Trauma-Sensitive School for All Students

Cherokee Point Elementary School is featured in a new video from The California Endowment.  This San Diego school has incorporated trauma-sensitive principles into their daily operations, with dramatic results. “Understanding the whole child, where they are coming from, how we treat students with respect, is a trauma-informed philosophy. It’s about relating to the students and, really, opening your heart” says principal Godwin Higa.



For a longer version of this video and more information about Cherokee Point Elementary’s work to become a trauma-sensitive school, please click here.

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