ERIC Number: EJ571624
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Strong in the Broken Places: Literacy Instruction for Survivors of Pervasive Trauma.
Wolpow, Ray; Askov, Eunice N.
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v42 n1 p50-57 Sep 1998
Maintains that, for recovery, victims of prolonged trauma need to attach words to their "unspeakable" experiences. Argues that, as informed members of a treatment team, literacy teachers can play an invaluable role in the recovery of traumatized students. Outlines briefly the symptoms of trauma. Discusses the three stages of recovery and the informed role of the literacy teacher. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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