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Responding to The Needs of Students with Trauma: New CSUEB Program Addresses Trauma In Classrooms


According to the American Psychological Association, trauma is an emotional response to a terrible event. Longer term reactions include unpredictable emotions, flashbacks, strained relationships and physical symptoms like headaches or nausea. While these feelings are normal to a traumatic event, some people have difficulty moving on with their lives.

These types of struggles are regularly faced in classrooms, and educators should be equipped with the tools to respond to them in a sustainable and effective way, said Educational Psychologist Emily Santiago. Luckily, she said, Cal State East Bay’s new Trauma Informed Specialist Certificate Program will train leaders to address these issues, while pushing for agency, connection and empowerment.

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Check out everything going on during Spring 2024!

Important Dates

Spring Semester 2024
January 16, 2024 FSpring semester begins
April 1-5, 2024 Spring recess, no classes
April 1, 2024 Cesar Chavez Day observed, no classes
May 11, 2024 Spring semester ends

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Home Health Aide Certificate Program

Gain the extensive knowledge and skills necessary to excel in the healthcare field and deliver quality home care as a home healthcare aide. Learn More »

Hospitality, Recreation, and Tourism Certificate Programs

Gain the foundational knowledge and skills you need to excel in the dynamic hospitality and tourism industry with courses designed for working professionals. Learn More »

Human Resource Management

Sharpen your skills and gain a working knowledge of all evolving aspects of the human resource field with a flexible, all-purpose program designed for working adults. Learn More »

Paralegal Studies

Build your credentials with a flexible, highly regarded program that empowers you with the educational foundation necessary for a successful career as a paralegal. Learn More »

Trauma Informed Specialist

Gain the skills and training you need to effectively support children who have experienced trauma with a completely online program designed for working adults. Learn More »

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