Department of Education

Child Protection

Protective Behaviours - Skills for Life
Protective Behaviours - Skills for Life

Child Protection

Making Space for Learning - Trauma Informed Practice in Schools

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Making SPACE for Learning is a resource guide to assist schools to unlock the potential of traumatised children and young people to grow and develop at school.

If you are a teacher or early childhood professional, this resource guide offers opportunities to build practical strategies which you can use in your setting to support these children and young people.

If you are a school principal, this resource guide offers opportunities to consider how to integrate strategies for supporting traumatised children and young people across the school environment.

If you are a school counsellor or part of a student wellbeing team, this resource guide will help you build on the work you are already doing with traumatised children and young people and explore ways to include other school staff to support your strategies.

By the end of this resource guide, you will better understand why traumatised children and young people act and react in the ways they do. You will achieve this by drawing on the knowledge base that has arisen from research into the neurobiology of trauma and relationship disruption.

 

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Making Space for Learning - Trauma Informed Practice in Schools
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