The Alberta Family Wellness Initiative (AFWI) "facilitates research into early brain development as well as addiction and mental health treatment." This online course explores how and why early experiences affect lifelong health.
This network to bring together evidence based resources and research in order to make them more accessible to those working with, or interested in, children and young people who have been affected by trauma and grief.
This document about fear and survival mechanisms contains: an overview of internal states during fear, related brain systems and impact of fear, external cues and classroom strategies to engage students at each stage.
This video is a 50 minute presentation by Dr. Nicole Sherren. The video shares how brains are built: what kind of experiences promote healthy brain architecture, what kind of experiences derail it, and how these experiences affect learning and health outcomes across the life span. (site description)
The Training and Learning Policy Initiative website is filled with resources for teachers and administrators. Find research and background information about trauma and learning as well as resources for creating trauma sensitive environments.
Find resources that describe the special considerations for the mental health and care of refugees with trauma. The guide for schools includes considerations for: school, classroom, individual and family.