Traumatized Child: The Effects of Stress, Trauma & Violence on Student Learning

Self-paced CD-ROM or Online. This course is designed to help classroom teachers, school counselors, and other educational personnel learn strategies to reach and teach students who have been affected by stress, trauma, and/or violence. Participants will explore how stress, violence, and trauma affect a student’s learning, cognitive brain development, and social-emotional development. The short- and long-term consequences of being exposed to stress, trauma, or violence, as well as the social and family causes, will be reviewed. Participants will learn the dynamics of domestic violence and community violence. The educator’s role in the intervention and prevention of violence will be discussed. Ideal for elementary, middle, and high school instructors.

  • Dates: Self-paced; students may register now through April 18, 2014; coursework must be completed by May 16, 2014.
  • Place: N/A
  • Class No: 36949 (CD-ROM) or 36950 (online)
  • Units: Two
  • Course: LEE 180T
  • Grading Option: Letter Grade
  • Fee: $330
  • Instructor: Joan Halverstadt, M.S.