Students who have suffered trauma are far more likely to experience academic failure. To combat this tendency – with female students in particular – Tracie Berry-McGhee suggests creating trauma-sensitive spaces within the school where girls can meet to address issues.
Watch Tracie Berry-McGhee outline how to create trauma-sensitive spaces for students.
Founder of the SistaKeeper Empowerment Center, Tracie is also the author of SistaKeeper: Poetry for the Soul, I’m a Keeper and OWN your NOW. She will present pre-conference sessions and breakout sessions in Atlanta and San Antonio.