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Professional Learning

Trauma-Informed Remote Learning (Independent Study)

This course will take you through how to become a trauma-informed educator, with special application to the current COVID-19 pandemic.

At a Glance

Anyone in the education profession knows that working with students involves more than just subject matter and teaching methods. We teach students first, building relationships with young people that necessitate our awareness of when things might be going wrong for them.


  • COVID-19
  • Student Learning
  • Trauma
  • Trauma-Informed Practices


  • Solidify concepts about trauma-informed teaching and process —and how they can be useful in your online or physical classroom.
  • Learn about trauma and the impact it can have on your students in a school setting
  • Learn how to identify trauma specifically related to COVID-19 and be introduced to activities, apps, and tools to support students.
Developed by:

National Education Association

Last Updated: July 28, 2020


Audience Role

  • College & University Faculty
  • Education Support Professional
  • Specialized Instruction Support Personnel
  • Teacher


  • Early Childhood
  • Elementary School
  • High School
  • Higher Education
  • Middle School

Session Length

Facilitated: 6-8 weeks | Independent study: Approx. 3 hours

Session Format


Enroll in the independent study version of this course here to complete the course on your own schedule. 

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