This 13 slide PowerPoint aims to inform educators about trauma and how it can affect the structure of a child's brain and how biological changes in the aftermath of trauma can impede classroom performance and behavior.
This presentation includes the structural and chemical implications of trauma. Topics covered include: prefrontal cortex, amygdala, hippocampus, corpus callosum, cerebellum and cortisol levels.
***References are included in the note's section of each slide, to provide those interested with further reading.
*** This slide show, coupled with the others focusing on trauma are great for profession development and have a teaching duration of 1.5 hours.