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EDU 2103 Trauma-Informed Classrooms

Trauma-Informed Classrooms will explore and create a foundational understanding of the characteristics, effects, teaching strategies, and teacher expectations and responsibilities to assist in working with children in grades K-5 who experienced trauma .

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Education
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Recognize/identify signs of trauma.
  • Demonstrate how to create a safe and welcoming school/classroom environment.
  • Identify ways to strive to be culturally competent and to understand people in the context of their life experiences and cultural background
  • Articulate and apply differentiated Trauma-informed responses to individual student needs.
  • Manage and employ effective trauma-based strategies, from birth to grade 5.
  • Assess reactive moments of trauma and apply informed strategies in response to the crisis.
  • Design a classroom environment that is respectful of the need for safety, respect, and acceptance.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3