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Trauma Sensitive Schools

What is Trauma?
Types of Traumatic Exposure
What is Complex Trauma?
Trauma Response and Reaction
Effects of Trauma
Effects on Children - By Function
Effects on Children - By Age

About Trauma: Types of Traumatic Exposure

The following is a partial listing of trauma that has effects on students, families, and communities:

  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • School and Community Violence
  • Domestic Violence
  • Homelessness
  • Bullying
  • Traumatic Loss
  • Medical Trauma
  • Natural Disaster
  • Terrorism
  • War

Last Updated: December 18, 2007
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