Trauma: 6. Poverty-Related Trauma (Independent Study)

1 module


Course Length
5 hours

Jan Parker

19 Sep 2022

$0 - 40


This course explains what poverty-related trauma is and how it can impact student behavior and the ability to learn. The course will also provide guidance for educators on how best to support students experiencing this type of trauma and how to create an overall empathetic classroom environment. Implementing these methods will ultimately benefit all of your students, not only those experiencing trauma.


In this course, you will learn how to recognize behaviors that may result from trauma-related poverty and how to support students experiencing this form of trauma so they have the opportunity to learn and thrive in your classroom.

By the end of this course, you will:

  • Reflect on your underlying assumptions about poverty
  • Identify the factors that contribute to poverty
  • Explain the definition of trauma
  • Identify how poverty can be linked to traumatic experiences
  • Recognize the behaviors and negative learning outcomes associated with poverty-related trauma
  • Create a plan for supporting your students who are experiencing poverty-related trauma


By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Teacher Quality Certificate

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Trauma: 6. Poverty-Related Trauma (Independent Study)
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Hoping for more detailed examples, stories, and/or ways to assist children in classrooms who are experiencing poverty and homelessness. I feel this hit upon the basics, I was hoping for more in depth.
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