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ERIC Number: EJ1217169
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019-Mar
Pages: 31
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0091-732X
Trauma-Informed Practices in Schools across Two Decades: An Interdisciplinary Review of Research
Thomas, M. Shelley; Crosby, Shantel; Vanderhaar, Judi
Review of Research in Education, v43 n1 p422-452 Mar 2019
Attention to childhood trauma and the need for trauma-informed care has contributed to the emerging discourse in schools related to teaching practices, school climate, and the delivery of trauma-related in-service and preservice teacher education. However, though trauma-informed systems of care include schools, empirical work informing trauma-informed teaching and teacher education that is reflected back to those audiences is less established. This interdisciplinary overview and synthesis of literature examined interventions used in schools to determine the dominant framework used for promoting and practicing trauma-informed care in schools and the effectiveness of school-based supports for trauma-affected youth to identify implications for changing teaching practice. While multiple disciplines conduct research using different methodologies examining trauma-informed practices in schools, educators are underexamined in this work. Additionally, education researchers began engaging in research on trauma-informed practices in schools more recently, and as such, research emanating from education researchers comprises a small portion of this review. Drawing across the work, we offer recommendations for a more robust, interdisciplinary research agenda with the intentional purpose to change teacher practice.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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