The Oakland Unified School District Trauma Informed, Restorative Practices (TIRP)

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Investigator: Joyce S. Dorado, PhD

Location(s): United States

Description

Trauma informed practices are trainings for teachers, school leaders and staff to recognize that students’ explosive anger, classroom outbursts, habitual withdrawal and self-injurious behaviors could be symptoms of traumatic stress, the result of repeated exposure to violence, abuse and neglect.