Flashback Stopping

A common symptom of trauma is flashbacks, or re-experiencing a traumatic event. Flashbacks can feel very real, and it can seem like the event is happening all over again. I created a worksheet with prompts to help someone pull themselves out of a flashback, made so that individuals can choose which prompts are most beneficialContinue reading “Flashback Stopping”

COVID-19 and ACEs

In my Introduction to Trauma-Informed Teaching course on Skillshare, I talk about the Adverse Childhood Experiences study from the CDC and Kaiser Permanente. Basically, the study determined that certain stressful or traumatic life experiences in childhood have a huge impact in adulthood and can lead to mental illness, physical illness, and early death. Kids withContinue reading “COVID-19 and ACEs”

Meet My Cat

I wrote this post for kids who have had something bad or scary happen to them. This is Vera. She has lived with me for about three years now. As all my clients know, I love animals and absolutely adore my cats. Those who are currently receiving services as I work from home have gottenContinue reading “Meet My Cat”

Trauma-Informed Teaching in an Online Classroom

This one-hour course will help you understand how to implement trauma-informed teaching in an online setting. It is available for purchase for $20. I encourage you to share your modified lesson plans in the comments! Share your ideas and help each other build your toolbox. Please let me know what other courses or topics youContinue reading “Trauma-Informed Teaching in an Online Classroom”