Students experiencing homelessness have immediate school needs that range from transportation to supplies. However, many students have additional needs that stem from chronic stress and trauma. Those unique needs must be addressed in order for students to thrive academically and socially. There is much evidence to suggest that taking a trauma-sensitive approach can increase a student's chance at school success. This page highlights trauma-sensitive resources and research in three main areas:
  • Creating a Safe and Supportive Environment
  • Fostering Secure Attachments
  • Developing Non-Cognitive Skills

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