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Florida to Require Mental Health Classes in Public Schools Starting in Sixth Grade

Public schools will be required to teach students at least five hours of mental health instruction beginning in 6th grade, under a mandate approved by the state Board of Education Wednesday and hailed by Florida's top educator as a “life…
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Developing Trauma Informed Partnerships with Schools and Other CAC Partners

Brief Overview: This presentation will focus on how Dr. Siders with the Traverse Bay Children's Advocacy Center worked to design and implement trauma-informed trainings for schools, law enforcement, and other community partners. An overview…
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What Happens When Schoolchildren Live in Violent Neighborhoods? The Effects are Broader than Previously Known, a Study Finds – The Washington Post

Researchers have shown — and teachers know — that schoolchildren exposed to neighborhood violence can have a tougher time learning, experiencing more stress and depression than their peers growing up in safe neighborhoods. But a Johns…
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FREE Webinar: Developing Trauma Informed Partnerships with Schools and Other CAC Partners – August 9th at 12:00 PM

Brief Overview: This presentation will focus on how Dr. Siders with the Traverse Bay Children's Advocacy Center worked to design and implement trauma-informed trainings for schools, law enforcement, and other community partners. An overview…
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FREE Webinar: Developing Trauma Informed Partnerships with Schools and Other CAC Partners – August 9th at 12:00 PM

Brief Overview: This presentation will focus on how Dr. Siders with the Traverse Bay Children's Advocacy Center worked to design and implement trauma-informed trainings for schools, law enforcement, and other community partners. An overview…
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Stigmatizing Kids? New Law Forces Families to Disclose Student’s Mental Health Treatment – Florida Phoenix

Registering a student for public school involves submitting everything from proof of immunizations, health exams and birth certificates to details about gender, race, emergency contacts and more. But the newest registration requirement this…
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New Virginia Law Mandates Mental Health Education in Public Schools – NPR

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks to Sen. Creigh Deeds (D- Va.), one of the sponsors of the new state law requiring mental health education in schools. Read more.
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Florida Sheriff Sued for Jailing Teen Suspects in Solitary – The New York Times

A civil rights group filed suit Thursday against a Florida sheriff and school district, claiming that juvenile suspects are unjustly kept in solitary confinement without cause and denied a proper education as they await trial as adults. The…
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The Silence: The Legacy of Childhood Trauma – The New Yorker

In this piece, Pulitzer Prize winning author Junot Díaz reveals his struggles with childhood trauma and sexual violence. Read more.