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KDE releases toolkit to assist schools in helping students cope with...

The Kentucky Department of Education released three guidance and resource documents on July 1 as part of a “Trauma-Informed Toolkit” to assist schools with their approach in helping students cope with trauma.

Jefferson County elementary students learning to Bloom through mindfulness

Cindy Plappert is a 20-year educator, the last 10 years being at Bloom Elementary. It was at Bloom where she began to implement mindfulness strategies, including calming breaths and periods of reflection, in her classroom because she noticed that some of her 3rd-grade students were struggling with anxiety.

Collection of trauma-informed resources available

The Concordia University (Ore.) College of Education offers a free collection of trauma-informed resources and training that provides help for managing stress at school. Educators can use the resources to learn techniques for long-term self-care and ways to tackle challenging behavior caused by trauma.

Project AWARE trainings on trauma-informed practices set

There will be three different learning collaboratives this school year across Kentucky.

State awarded $9 million grant to improve mental health services in...

The Kentucky Department of Education, in partnership with the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services’ Department of Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities, announced May 9 the award of a $9 million federal grant to increase awareness of mental health issues among Kentucky students across the state and in three pilot school districts.

Seeing what students bring onto the bus

School bus drivers and monitors in Warren County have been given trauma-informed training to help them better understand their students.

Resources highlight the impact of trauma on learning

The Kentucky Department of Education has formed a Trauma Champions Team, which has participated in the Trauma Informed Care for Educators and School Personnel Learning Collaboration.

Preparing to build relationships and character

Jessica Dueñas, the 2019 Kentucky Teacher of the Year, shares how she spent her summer preparing herself to be the type of leader she wants her students to be at the new W.E.B. DuBois Academy.