What is Trauma? - You Are Not Alone

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Title:

What is Trauma? - You Are Not Alone

URL:

https://thinktv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ket-pd-yana5/what-is-trauma/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

A researcher and psychotherapist explains how trauma affects children and teens and describes what can be done to help. Ginny Sprang, Ph.D., executive director of the Center on Trauma and Children at the University of Kentucky, explains how psychiatrists define trauma. Trauma can include direct exposure to physical or sexual harm, witnessing such harm, learning about a life-altering event such as a parent’s death, or repeated exposure to details of a traumatic event.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 6
6.1.1) Describe the interrelationship between social and emotional health in adolescence.

a. . Identify how positive relationships can enhance each dimension of health.

b. Explain how stress can affect personal health.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 6
6.5.1) Describe situations that can help or hinder making a healthy decision.

Examples: socio-economic status, access to medical services, availability of healthful foods, sedentary lifestyle

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.1.3) Determine barriers to practicing healthy behaviors.

Examples: lack of finances, access to health services, social support

a. Examine how nutritional choices and psychological issues may lead to eating disorders.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.5.1) Distinguish when a self-decision should be made or if help should be sought from a responsible adult.

Examples: friends begin drinking, unsafe situation arises at school, suicidal friend, suspected abuse, seat belt use, suicidal thoughts

a. Determine when it is necessary to ask for assistance when making a health choice.

Examples: friend begins to self-harm, negative peer pressure

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 8
8.1.1) Explain how emotional, intellectual, physical, spiritual, mental, and social health affect each other.

a. Determine how social influences can affect physical health.

b. Describe how risky health behaviors affect the emotional, physical, and social health of adolescents.

Tags: mental health, physical harm, sexual harm, trauma
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Author: Michelle Frye