This 10 slide PowerPoint aims to inform educators about trauma and how it can affect academic achievement. This presentation includes the definition of trauma, the prevalence of trauma- exposed youth in the classroom as well as academic implications.
A 16 minute Ted-Talk by Dr. Nadine Burk is embedded at the end of the slide show. This clip discusses the affects of childhood trauma on one's health.
***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.