Infusing Trauma-Informed Practices into Early Childhood Education Programs
Infusing Trauma-Informed Practices into Early Childhood Education Programs

Building resources for teachers that support the needs and help facilitate the healing process of young children who have experienced trauma.

 

Our Goals

  1. To engage teachers at Orchard Gardens Elementary School and Lee Academy Pilot School through Focus groups to build a trauma-informed, supportive school atmosphere.
  2. With active community and teacher participation, to develop and pilot scalable, trauma-informed systems of change (professional development curriculum and coaching to address relationships with families & behavior)

Our Collaborators

  • Child Witness to Violence Project
  • Lee Academy Pilot School
  • Orchard Gardens Elementary School
  • Haynes Early Education Center
  • Children's Services of Roxbury

Project Lead

  • Neena McConnico, PhD, LMHC 

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