Reducing problem behaviors and suspensions in an elementary school through trauma-informed stress reduction methods
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Administration, management, leadership
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Social and behavioral sciences
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Explain how the child's stress and anxiety leads to problem classroom behaviors Identify three behavioral manifestations that indicate that the child might be experiencing undue stress Discuss three merits of drama therapy interventions in the elementary school
Keyword(s): Mental Health, School-Based Programs
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a licensed clinical psychologist in the State of Connecticut and a registered drama therapist. I am Co-Director of the Post Traumatic Stress Center in New Haven, CT, Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine; Co-Author, Trauma-Centered Group Psychotherapy for Women (Frances & Taylor, 2009).
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.