Foundations Module: Trauma-Informed Sex Education
February 28 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm CST
Trauma-Informed Sex Education
Trauma can have a direct impact on a young person’s learning experience in sex education classes. Facilitating from a trauma-informed approach will reduce the changes of re-traumatizing your students and help to create compassionate, resiliency-focused classrooms. This module defines trauma and its impact, provides an overview of a trauma-informed approach, and helps educators apply it in their classes.
Describe three strategies that can be used to create a safe and supportive learning environment for teaching sex education.
Describe three types of trauma.
Identify a range of traumatic experiences common to youth.
List three impacts of trauma.
List the six components of a trauma-informed approach.
Describe at least one facilitation strategy for each component.
Explain how core skills can be applied to a trauma-informed approach.
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