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Video Courses

Trauma-Informed Practice

In this collection of videos, Dr. Renée Boynton-Jarrett, pediatrician and social epidemiologist, lays the foundation and framework for trauma-informed practice.

100% Free
Time to complete
0.48 Attendance Hours
Provides a
Certificate of Training
Recommended for
  • All prospective and current Cox Campus educators ​
By the End of This Course You’ll Be Able To
  • Learn trauma-informed practice basics

  • How to build and foster resilience in the children they serve

  • Equity

Why It Matters
  • By supporting children through trauma, you help them to reach their full potential in the classroom​


How it Works

  • Learn at Your Own Pace

    You don’t have to finish the course all in one sitting. In fact, we recommend you take this course a little bit at a time, incorporating what you’ve learned in the classroom.

  • Free Guided Resources

    As you go through a course, we’ll introduce you to free resources that will help you implement what you’re learning.

  • Never Learn Alone

    Have a question on what you’re learning in the course or how to use a resource? Reach out to the Cox Campus community for advice or to lend a helping hand to others.


  1. Lesson 1

    An Introduction to Trauma-Informed Practice

    The school year ahead will be different for all our children and teachers. We are here for you as we move forward and navigate together, and trauma-informed practice can help.
  2. Lesson 2

    The Road to Resilience

    Learn strategies to incorporate in your teaching practice and classroom to create an environment of support for the child to feel safe and in control of themselves.
  3. Lesson 3

    Promoting Resilience. Withstand, Adapt, and Recover.

    Understand how you can assist the children in their development of resilience by supporting them to withstand, adapt, and recover.
  4. Lesson 4

    Equity, or the Lack Thereof

    Supporting children it’s imperative to consider the enormous impact that the lack of equity can have and the role this plays in trauma.
  5. Lesson 5

    That’s a Wrap

    We know for certain is that it’s possible to use our influence as educators to counteract trauma and create an atmosphere in which all children can thrive. Join us in making a difference in the lives of the children!
  6. Lesson 6

    Why Trauma Informed Practice Matters Now, a Message from the Cox Campus

    Comer Yates, Executive Director of the Atlanta Speech School explains why trauma-informed practice is so critical in this moment.
  7. Lesson 7

    Dr. Ham and Every Opportunity

    Comer Yates, Executive Director of the Atlanta Speech School, introduces the Every Opportunity video and Dr. Jacob Ham.
  8. Lesson 8

    Every Opportunity Deconstructed

    Dr. Ham reacts to the Every Opportunity video, which illustrates the difference between a school in crisis-based survival mode versus one that puts the student into learning brain through the foundation of relationships and teaching social-emotional and neurodevelopmental tasks.

Your Facilitator

Dr. Renée Boynton-Jarrett and Dr. Neena McConnico
Dr. Renée Boynton-Jarrett, Pediatrician and Social Epidemiologist, and Dr. Neena McConnico, Clinical Psychologist and Licensed Mental Health Counselor, have joined forces to provide the framework for trauma-informed practice. Social-emotional care that addresses trauma is critical to every child we serve.


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