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Kristin Souers with Pete Hall
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In this galvanizing book for all educators, Kristin Souers and Pete Hall explore an urgent and growing issue—childhood trauma—and its profound effect on learning and teaching.
Grounded in research and the authors' experience working with trauma-affected students and their teachers, Fostering Resilient Learners will help you cultivate a trauma-sensitive learning environment for students across all content areas, grade levels, and educational settings. The authors—a mental health therapist and a veteran principal—provide proven, reliable strategies to help you
Each chapter also includes questions and exercises to encourage reflection and extension of the ideas in this book. As an educator, you face the impact of trauma in the classroom every day. Let this book be your guide to seeking solutions rather than dwelling on problems, to building relationships that allow students to grow, thrive, and—most assuredly—learn at high levels.
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KRISTIN SOUERS is a licensed mental health counselor in the State of Washington. She is an assistant director at Washington State University's Child and Family Research Unit (CAFRU) in the CLEAR Trauma Center. Kristin also serves as an adjunct faculty member for the Masters of Counseling Psychology Program at Gonzaga University. She is an expert in understanding the impact of trauma on individuals and families and has provided consultation and training on this topic to education and human services systems for more than 20 years.
PETE HALL currently serves as a speaker, an author, and a professional development agent for schools and districts across the globe. A former teacher and veteran school principal, Pete is the author of more than a dozen articles on school leadership and six books, including The Principal Influence (ASCD, 2016), Building Teachers' Capacity for Success (ASCD, 2008), and Teach, Reflect, Learn (ASCD, 2015).
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