More information about UCSF HEARTS and our approach to creating trauma-informed schools:

Resources and Web-Based Documents with Contributions from HEARTS Director:

Web Resources for Trauma Informed Approaches in Schools:

Books on Trauma-Informed Approaches in Schools:

  • Craig, Susan E. (2008). Reaching and Teaching Children Who Hurt: Strategies for Your Classroom.  Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.
  • Craig, SE. (2015).  Trauma-Sensitive Schools: Learning Communities Transforming Children's Lives, K-5. NY: Teachers College Press.
  • Souers K., and Hall P. (2016). Fostering Resilient Learners: Strategies for Creating a Trauma-Sensitive Classroom. Alexandrea, VA: ASCD.

Web Resources for Promoting Equity and Racial Justice:

Books on Promoting Equity and Racial Justice for Educators and Other School Staff

  • Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students (Zaretta Hammond)
  • For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood...and the Rest of Y'all Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education (Christopher Emdin)
  • The Little Book of Race and Restorative Justice: Black Lives, Healing, and US Social Transformation (Fania Davis)
  • Courageous Conversations About Race: A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools (Glenn Singleton)
  • Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice that Shapes What We Think, Feel, and Do (Jennifer Eberhardt)
  • How to Be an Anti-Racist (Ibram X. Kendi)