Understanding and Integrating Trauma Through PBIS Framework

"Following the Interconnected Systems Framework (ISF) process for integrating PBIS and school mental health into a single system (Eber et al., 2019), trauma-informed practices become part of one mulit-tiered continuum of support, benefitting from the structures that contribute to efficiency and effectiveness."

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Trauma Awareness
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Integrating and Installing Trauma
within Your Current System

Staff Wellness: Leadership for
Staff Self-Care and Systems
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 https://www.pbis.org/resource/integrating-a-trauma-informed-approach-within-a-pbis-framework Integrating a Trauma-Informed Approach within a PBIS Framework, A Practice Guide

As educators have become increasingly aware of the impact of trauma on the school success of children and youth, they have been investing in professional development about how to address childhood trauma in schools. However, evaluation to support evidence of impact are lacking.This Guide describes how to integrate trauma-informed approaches into the PBIS framework to ensure efforts are linked to student outcomes. Strategies and tools to ensure effectiveness are included.

Staff Wellness: Systems and Organization 
for Staff Self-Care
Suggested CitationEber, L., Barrett, S., Scheel, N., Flammini, A., & Pohlman, K. (May 2020). Integrating a Trauma-Informed Approach within a PBIS Framework. Eugene, OR: Center on PBIS, University of Oregon. Retrieved from www.pbis.org.