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Summer 2022


The growing knowledge base of trauma contributes to the field of education, specifically early childhood. This knowledge points to the direction of trauma informed care in the early years. With the need to support both students and teachers, the content and method of professional development needs special consideration. Past research indicates the Breakthrough Series Collaborative is a successful way to implement meaningful and lasting professional development. Research also shows MindUP curriculum as successful for giving both staff and students tools to self-regulate and discuss big emotions. This school improvement plan combines the methodology and curriculum proving successful the Attitudes Related to Trauma-Informed Care (ARTIC) and Primary Care- PTSD Screener (PC-PTSD) into a two-year plan.

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