Resources for Making Sense of Trauma

Webinar Guide
Directions for accessing the MSOT Webinar
MSOT A Webinar Guide (2018)
Webinar PowerPoint notes Jan 2018
Helpful Websites
Recommended Readings

Workshop Handouts
Trauma Flowchart
Window of Tolerance
Sensory Motor Checklist for Adults
Activities for Self Regulation
Child Development and Trauma Guide
5 4 3 2 1 Relaxation Technique
Flashback Protocol
How to Talk to Children about Freeze, Flight, and Fight
Overview of Tools

Big Feelings Come and Go – A Story Book for Kids
Order a copy of the book
Free Posters – Freeze, Flight, Fight and Feeling Safe & Settled
Free PDF of the book – Freeze, Flight, Fight and Feeling Safe & Settled

Trauma Informed Practice
Trauma-Informed Care and Practice
SAMHSA TI Overview
What is trauma-informed care
Traditional vs Trauma informed language
Supervision Tool

Videos of the Freeze, Flight, Fight and Feeling Safe & Settled posters
Brains: Journey to Resilience – A video
Why do we lose control of our emotions
Just Breathe
Big Bird’s Comfy Cozy Nest

Self Regulation & Development
What Is Self Regulation
Self Regulation
Activities for Self Regulation
Food and Play Help Children and Youth Self-Regulate
Enhancing and practicing executive function skills with children from infancy to adolescence (all about play)
Developmental Delay an Information Guide for Parents
Integrating the Upstairs and Downstairs brain – teaching how to make good decisions
Integrating the Upstairs and Downstairs Brain – What You Can Do
Neurobiology of Grace Under Pressure
Autonomic Nervous System

Healthy Sleep Tips for Children and Youth
Healthy Sleep Tips for Adults


Trauma Information
*Child Development & Trauma Guide
NCTSN – A Guide for Child Welfare Staff
NCTSN – A Guide for Resource Parents
NCTSN – A Guide for Parents
Complex Trauma- Facts for Caregivers
Flashback Protocol
How Does Psychological Trauma Affect the Body and the Brain
Parents Can Help
Parenting after trauma
Family Trauma Fact Sheet for Providers
Brief Information on Childhood Grief and Traumatic Grief
The Courage to Remember Childhood Traumatic Grief Curriculum Guide
What to do when more bad things happen- Psychological First Aid
When and how to seek therapy

Trauma Informed Schools
*Creating Supporting Sustaining Trauma informed Schools a Systems Framework
Why Schools Need To Be Trauma Informed
Creating an Emotionally Safe Classroom
Trauma informed Flexible Learning
Helping Traumatized Children Learn
Helping Traumatized Children Learn 2
Making Space for Learning
Bibliography of Resources for Schools to be Trauma-Informed

Trauma and Development for Schools
Preschool – Psychological and Behavioral Impact of Trauma
Elementary School – Psychological and Behavioral Impact of Trauma
High School – Psychological and Behavioral Impact of Trauma
Middle School – Psychological and Behavioral Impact of Trauma
Child Development & Trauma Guide
The Meaning of Safe
Child Trauma Toolkit for Educators
Psychological First Aid for Students and Teachers

Self Regulation for Schools
Schools as Self- Reg Havens
Self- Reg in Schools and Communities
Calmer Classrooms
Window of Tolerance
Working with the Window of Tolerance in the Classroom
Sensory & Movement Activities In the Classroom

For Educators
Self Care for Educators
10 Things About Childhood Trauma Every Teacher Needs To Know
Understanding Stress Behaviour
Websites for Educators