Grades 6-8 Trauma

What is Trauma? Trauma - A psychological, emotional response to an event or an experience that is deeply distressing or disturbing. Trauma often affects the way the brain works, impairing neurophysiological, psychological, and cognitive functioning. Adapted from: https://www.apa.org/topics/trauma/ Resource: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ciGL9fCa8uk Resource: https://www.echoparenting.org/resources/ Types of Trauma Sexual Abuse or ...

Grades 6-8 Mental Health

What is Mental Health? Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. Over the course ...

Grades 3-5 Substance Misuse

Substance Misuse? According to our state data, substance misuse by young children is not an issue for Grades 3-5. However, young children are greatly affected by the substance misuse of their older siblings, parents, guardians, or other adults with whom they interact. Prevention Related Standards For information about the effects of teen/adult substance ...

Grades 3-5 Trauma

What is Trauma? Trauma - A psychological, emotional response to an event or an experience that is deeply distressing or disturbing. Trauma often affects the way the brain works, impairing neurophysiological, psychological, and cognitive functioning. Adapted from: https://www.apa.org/topics/trauma/ Resource: https://www.echoparenting.org/resources/ Types of Trauma Sexual Abuse or Assault Physical ...

Grades 3-5 Mental Health

What is Mental Health? Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. Over the course ...

Grades K-2 Substance Misuse

Substance Misuse? According to our state data, substance misuse by young children is not an issue for Grades K-2. However, young children are greatly affected by the substance misuse of their older siblings, parents, guardians, or other adults with whom they interact. Prevention Related Standards For information about the effects of teen/adult substance ...

Grades K-2 Mental Health

What is Mental Health? Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. Over the course ...

Grades K-2 Trauma

What is Trauma? Trauma - A psychological, emotional response to an event or an experience that is deeply distressing or disturbing. Trauma often affects the way the brain works, impairing neurophysiological, psychological, and cognitive functioning. Adapted from: https://www.apa.org/topics/trauma/ Resource: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ciGL9fCa8uk Resource: https://www.echoparenting.org/resources/ Types of Trauma Sexual abuse or assault ...

About Us

The West Virginia Public School System is on the frontline with teachers and school personnel often serving as the first responders to students who need their basic neurological, biological, psychological, and social emotional needs met. Supporting these students is a priority of our school system to ensure our children can continue to grow and ...

Trauma – Educators

The WVDE is committed to assisting West Virginia educators, particularly now, as they do their utmost to support our students who are facing huge challenges in their personal lives. The social-emotional, behavioral and health needs of our students have skyrocketed, requiring educators to go far above and beyond their normal roles. The pages above, ...

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