What all educators need to know about childhood trauma

Robert Harris
Director of Child Trauma Consulting
Understanding how childhood trauma affects learning & behaviour will help you understand your students better & make you a more effective teacher for everyone in the c...
Target Audience
Teachers at all levels, Counsellors and School Leaders
2 reviews
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Learning Areas

General Description

This is a 3 hour online video course that provides the essentials to understand trauma in children, how it affects their learning and behaviour and what you can do as an educator to help.

Audience

Teachers at all levels, Counsellors and School Leaders

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

24/7 course access


IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

- If you have a TTA subscription or membership please ignore the pricing when enrolling. Rest assured if your school has a subscription you will not be charged and for Memberships, your invoice will be adjusted accordingly to reflect your discount.

- If you have no subscription or membership but you are interested in placing a bulk discounted order for a team of teachers see the ONLINE TEAM tab above.

- For more details on our Unlimited Online Subscription packages Click here .

- Money-Back Guarantee – If you complete less than 25% of an online course and aren’t impressed, simply visit tta.edu/go/refund to let us know what happened, and we will cancel your enrolment and provide a full refund.

Teaching Standards
3.5.2 Proficient Level – Use effective classroom communication
4.1.2 Proficient Level – Support student participation
6.2.2 Proficient Level – Engage in professional learning and improve practice

Are you in NSW? If so, this is relevant for you

This course may contribute towards Elective PD hours. Visit NESA website for more details.


This course contributes to 3.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

There are no occurrences of 2. Online in Australia (ACT) at this time.

Sessions

Introduction - why we need this course

10 minutes

An introduction to confusing behavioural presentations in the classroom and a contrasting approaches to the effects of physical and mental trauma at school

What is childhood trauma

20 minutes

The focus is understanding the basics of trauma, adverse childhood experiences, positive childhood experiences and how these correlate with outcomes in education, health, income and wellbeing.

How does trauma affect the brain and the body?

30 minutes

Understanding how childhood trauma affects the brain and the body.

Understanding classroom behaviour of the traumatised child

30 minutes

Reconsidering classroom behaviour with a trauma lens

Managing classroom behaviour of the traumatised child

45 minutes

Trauma informed classroom management.

The trauma sensitive classroom and the trauma sensitive school

30 minutes

How to start creating a trauma sensitive classroom and the key points when considering creating a trauma sensitive school

User Rating

5.0

Latest Reviews

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What all educators need to know about childhood trauma - Robert Harris
08/10/2020

Excellent

What all educators need to know about childhood trauma - Robert Harris
08/10/2020

It was very interesting and although I already do some of these things in my classroom instinctively, I feel that I now understand why I do them and why I am so suited to teaching at my school. Lucky!


About the team


Robert Harris

Creator

I am a child trauma specialist, educator and lawyer. I have over a decade of lived experience of children with trauma together with a post graduate certificate in developmental trauma and a masters degree in special and inclusive education specialising in emotional and behavioural disturbance. I am also co-author of “Lionheart: The Real Life Guide for Adoptive Families” (2017) I created Child Trauma Consulting to offer education and training about the effects of childhood trauma to teachers, other professionals, parents and carers of children with trauma and survivors of trauma.