Murray State University


Trauma-informed approaches and practices are becoming increasingly more common in schools. The lack of standardized content of trauma-informed practices presents challenges for schools and school districts on deciding both what content to provide and how to provide it. This study reviews the Culturally Responsive, Trauma-informed Educator Identity framework, as well as a framework for effective professional development, by surveying in-service teachers enrolled in a master’s program on trauma-informed practices who describe their professional development needs.



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