FFBA(LEGAL) - CRISIS INTERVENTION: TRAUMA-INFORMED CARE

Trauma-Informed Care Policy

  1. Using resources developed by the Texas Education Agency (TEA), methods for:
    1. Increasing staff and parent awareness of trauma-informed care; and
    2. Implementation of trauma-informed practices and care by district and campus staff; and
  2. Available counseling options for students affected by trauma or grief.

Training

  1. Through a program selected from the list of recommended best practice-based programs and research-based practices established under Health and Safety Code 161.325;
  2. As part of any new employee orientation for all new district educators; and
  3. To existing district educators on a schedule adopted by TEA that requires educators to be trained at intervals necessary to keep educators informed of developments in the field.

Reporting to TEA

  1. The number of teachers, principals, and counselors employed by the district who have completed training under this provision; and
  2. The total number of teachers, principals, and counselors employed by the district.

Columbus ISD

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UPDATE 114

DATE ISSUED: 10/24/2019