In our current school system, almost 50% of all children have experienced at least one ACE or Adverse Childhood Experience. These include things like having a parent that is dependent on drugs or alcohol, abuse, neglect, and a dangerous environment. Although these may sound like things only experienced in an urban, or high poverty area, … Continue reading Are you using a trauma informed approach?
"One day I was at school. I was playing with my friend. There was a girl who bullied me. She pushed me. My friend had my back. She helped me. The next day, we was outside playing. The girl who bullied me pushed my friend. I helped my friend up, and we went to tell … Continue reading D’Vyne Allen: The Right Thing To Do
This one time I got bullied in the 4th grade by this boy named Adam. He kept messing with me, and I told my counselor. She told me to stay away from him. The next day we had a substitute teacher. I wanted to be alone, but he came over to me and kept saying … Continue reading A’Brianna McKinnie: I Know How It Feels