This Professional Learning Module was developed to support regional comprehensive centers, state educational agency staff, and state regional centers in building their knowledge and capacity to integrate and prioritize employability skills at the state and local levels.
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14 Mar 2016
Organizational trauma-informed care is an agency-wide approach to service delivery that is grounded in an understanding of trauma and its consequences and promotes healing and resilience. AIR's Trauma-Informed Care Curriculum supports organizations in embedding trauma-informed practices into all aspects of organizational operation and culture.
10 Feb 2016
What can community health centers do to demonstrate value to stakeholders—such as payers, providers, and patients—in a changing payment landscape? The Triple Aim Measurement Toolkit helps health centers measure and analyze health outcomes, patient experience, and cost together
20 Jan 2016
Trauma-informed organizations ensure that mission, culture, and practice are aligned to recognize and support trauma-survivors. The Trauma-Informed Organizational Capacity Scale is the first psychometrically validated instrument to gauge the extent to which health and human service organizations provide trauma-informed care.
20 Jan 2016
Organizational trauma-informed care is a systemic approach to service delivery that is grounded in an understanding of the causes and consequences of trauma and promotes resilience and healing. The Framework for Building Trauma-Informed Organizations and Systems offers a process and tools for adopting trauma-informed care in social service settings.
19 Jan 2016
Measuring school climate is critical for improving school climate because high quality school climate data allow you to understand the perceptions of the students, staff, and parents in your school or district; monitor progress; make data-driven decisions; involve stakeholders; and adapt to shifting needs related to school climate. The U.S. Department of Education has developed the new, high-quality, adaptable ED School Climate Surveys, which allows states, local districts, and schools to collect and act on reliable, nationally-validated school climate data in real-time.
15 Dec 2015
A positive school climate and instruction anchored in supporting the social, emotional, and academic needs of all students brings out great potential in both students and teachers alike. The Ready to Assess suite of tools, available here at no cost, helps education leaders, practitioners, and policymakers decide whether and how to assess social and emotional development.
13 Dec 2015
School-day and afterschool programs must work together to support young people as they develop. Although research shows that both in-school and afterschool staff find social and emotional learning important, the ways in which these different settings support young people vary. This tool is designed for afterschool and in-school staff first to reflect independently on their goals for social and emotional learning discuss how best to work collaboratively toward a common goal.
4 Dec 2015
Although young people need many skills to be successful in the workplace, one aspect of employability has gained attention in recent years—the need for workers to have strong social and emotional skills. Afterschool programs have a role to play in supporting the development of these skills for all youth. This planning tool is designed to help afterschool workers identify priority areas for employability skills building based on youth and employer input, and plan next steps based on that input.
13 Oct 2015
Roughly one in five women nationally is sexually assaulted while in college. This diverse collection of tools uses trauma-informed care as a foundation for helping university health centers deal with this crisis.