Johnson High School
Trauma Informed Newsletter--February 2016 Edition
IMPORTANT: Remember to Take Care of YOURSELF!!
Sand Creek--Employee Assistance Program
Sand Creek is your Employee Assistance Program (EAP). It offers free, confidential assessment - up to 4 sessions per year, short-term counseling, referral, and follow up. Professional counselors are experienced in helping people identify and find solutions to personal issues such as:
Childcare or Eldercare
Loss and Grief
Other Life Concerns
Using EAP is completely confidential, provided at no cost to you, and available to both you and your household family members. When you need help with personal concerns, Sand Creek EAP is the place to turn.
PD FRIDAY TRAUMA TRAINING
Friday, Feb. 5th, 1-3pm
Principal's Conference Room
Take this short, 10 question quiz to see what your Cultural Competency is!
This article from May 2010 gives some great insight regarding the importance of integrating various cultural dimensions into classroom learning.
ENJOY READING??? Check out these great books that educate about trauma!
The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog by Bruce PerryHow Children Succeed by Paul Tough
The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk
The Polyvagal Theory: Neurophysiological Foundations of Emotions, Attachment, Communication, and Self-regulation by Stephen PorgesBorn for Love: Why Empathy is Essential – and Endangered by Bruce Perry and Maia Szalavitz
Non-Violent Communication: A Language of Life by Marshall Rosenberg