Posted: September 6th, 2023
Read Description Week 4 (School Safety) Review #3
Read Description Week 4 (School Safety) Review #3. Conduct research to locate a journal article or online resource on your chosen group of at- promise youth.
Note. You will be submitting four Research Article Review assignments. Two of the four articles must be from peer reviewed journals, the other two may be from a reputable online resource.
Utilize the Alliant LibraryLinks to an external site. or other scholarly source to conduct your research for the peer reviewed journals.
Write a one page summary of the article. Consider the following as you write your summary:
What evidence-based strategies or research are highlighted? How does this article inform a School Counselor in addressing social/emotional and/or mental health, needs, crises, and/or traumas related to student achievement?
Were intervention processes and considerations referenced? What evidence-based strategies and/or approaches will inform a school counselor’s responsibility to develop and lead student support system(s) in collaboration with teachers, administration, other PPS professions, and/or community partners/agencies?
Format your summary consistent with APA guidelines with a citation of your source.
The chosen article is “Building Trauma-Sensitive Schools: Learning from ESSA” by Vanessa Siddle Walker and colleagues, published in the Harvard Educational Review in 2020. The authors discuss the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in creating trauma-sensitive schools. They focus on the importance of creating safe and supportive learning environments for at-promise youth who have experienced trauma.
The authors highlight several evidence-based strategies, such as creating a culture of safety and belonging, providing professional development for staff, and utilizing trauma-informed practices in discipline policies. They emphasize the importance of collaboration between educators, mental health professionals, and community organizations to address the needs of at-promise youth.
The article informs school counselors in addressing the social, emotional, and mental health needs of at-promise youth. School counselors can work with school leadership to create a trauma-sensitive environment that promotes positive academic and emotional outcomes. They can also provide training and support for educators to implement evidence-based strategies for supporting at-promise youth.
The article references intervention processes and considerations, including the need for early identification of trauma symptoms and the importance of providing appropriate support services. School counselors can use evidence-based strategies, such as trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness practices, to support at-promise youth in crisis.
Overall, the article provides valuable insights into creating trauma-sensitive schools and promoting positive outcomes for at-promise youth. School counselors can use the information and strategies provided to develop and lead student support systems in collaboration with teachers, administration, other PPS professions, and community partners/agencies.
Walker, V. S., Nicholson-Crotty, S., Bouck, E. C., & James-Burdumy, S. (2020). Building Trauma-Sensitive Schools: Learning from ESSA. Harvard Educational Review, 90(2), 227-251. doi:10.17763/1943-5045-90.2.227