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Trauma Informed Practices in Preparing for Postschool Employment Success (VCU Center on Transition Innovations, CTI) September 2021


Using a trauma-informed lens can help educators be better prepared to meet students’ unique educational and transition needs. Trauma informed care provides a common language and an understanding of how to approach situations in a way that is supportive. This brief provides an overview of trauma and trauma informed strategies to support students who have experienced trauma. These strategies are a sample of best practices and actions that can be implemented by educators, employers, and service providers to assist in preparing students for postschool
employment success.


Postsecondary Education Transition