https://mlac.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/MAC-logo.jpg 600 599 mlac https://mlac.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/MLAC.svg mlac2019-05-22 17:47:182019-05-22 17:47:18From aromatherapy to anger management: How schools are addressing the ‘crisis’ of childhood trauma
From aromatherapy to anger management: How schools are addressing the ‘crisis’ of childhood trauma
YAKIMA, Wash. — Instead of going outside for recess on a recent Friday, fifth-grader Thomas Stevenson walked down a hallway in Ridgeview Elementary School and entered a dimly lit room.
Inside, lavender aromatherapy filled the air, spa-like music played and a projector broadcast clouds onto a screen. Passing by bean bag chairs on the floor and chess sets on tables, Thomas picked up some Legos and began building an elaborate structure…
Read more about trauma-sensitive schools and Massachusetts Advocates for Children‘s work in this piece from NBC News.