Trauma-Impacted Brains & the Window of Stress Tolerance – Jim Sporleder

Coming to grips with the heavy weight of trauma in the lives of his students, Jim Sporleder began viewing student conduct at the alternative high school where he was the principal through a different lens.

accutrain education school professional development training resources conferencesListen to Jim Sporleder differentiate between a healthy window of stress tolerance and that of a student whose brain is significantly trauma-impacted.

Understanding student reactions to be a brain issue and not just a behavioral one, Sporleder went on to implement a breakthrough trauma-informed model that was captured in the 2015 documentary Paper Tigers.



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