The Impact of Trauma on Learning and Behavior

The Impact of Trauma on Learning and Behavior

Hubie Jones, Chair, Citizen Commission on Academic Success for Boston Children; Dean


Emeritus, Boston University School of Social Work

John Mudd, Senior Project Director, Boston School Reform Project 

This article describes a trauma-sensitive school environment can benefit all children, not only those who are traumatized but also those impacted by their traumatized classmates.

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