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Why every teacher needs to know about childhood trauma Learning & development

Why every teacher needs to know about childhood trauma

September 12 2020

By Emily Berger, Lecturer, Monash University and Karen Martin, Asst Professor Population Health, University of Western Australia

The Royal Commission into child sexual abuse recommended schools be “trauma-informed”. Being trauma-informed does not mean teachers and schools must be trained to treat trauma. Rather they must understand the impact it can have on children’s lives.

How we learned to love failure Learning & development

How we learned to love failure

May 8 2018

By - School psychologist

A week of celebration in a Melbourne school helped mistake-wary students understand the power of getting things wrong

How to help your child start school Family & relationships

How to help your child start school

January 22 2018

By - Community psychologist

Parents are key to helping little ones navigate the social, emotional, cognitive and practical changes that come with starting prep

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