Lynn Camp Schools were well represented at the regional Project AWARE Trauma Informed Care for Educators (TICE) Learning Collaborative. The collaborative is an opportunity to learn about and implement trauma-informed practices in education.
Lynn Camp’s team of four, Jaline Jackson (Elementary Guidance Counselor), Deanna Dozier (High School Guidance Counselor), Jalisa Gay (Middle School Guidance Counselor), and Darya Logan (FRYSC Coordinator).
“Our goal during this two day training was to obtain information and training to better serve our students,” explained Logan.
This Learning Collaborative helps participants:
- Understand the types of trauma exposure school age youth experience
- Recognize the signs and symptoms of traumatic stress
- Learn the effects of trauma on the developing brain
- Appreciate the impact of trauma on cognitive, social, emotional and behavioral functioning
- Learn and practice strategies to use in educational settings to build resilience and support self-regulation in students to enhance academic, social and behavioral functioning
- Understand the impact of secondary trauma exposure on staff
- Assess resources and needs and identify trauma informed practices to implement in your school/ district
- Create a trauma informed team as required by the School Safety and Resiliency Act
- Develop a plan to implement trauma informed approaches by July 1, 2021, as required by the School Safety and Resiliency Act
The learning collaborative is part of the Kentucky Department of Education’s Project AWARE, funded by SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Agency).
Students and family members who would like information and assistance on trauma care should contact their counselor for next steps.