Research and Resources

Trauma-Informed Practice Brief

Research-to-practice brief describing trauma-informed approaches in schools and youth programs

Brief article discussing research on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and trauma-informed practices. Because adverse experiences change the brain’s response to stress, an understanding of brain development is key to supporting trauma-exposed youth in and out of school. This resource is excerpted from Skills and Dispositions that Support Youth Success in School, Part 2: Strategies.