2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog

EEDUC 5256 The Impact of Trauma on Learning: An Overview

This course will examine the impact of traumatic experience on student learning, both academic and social/emotional, and provide a structured approach to individual and school-wide interventions. The biological, environmental, and socio-cultural aspects of traumatic experience will be analyzed. School-wide and student-specific intervention strategies will be presented, and participants will analyze the effects of their work with students impacted by traumatic experience on their own well-being (secondary trauma).