Recognizing Student Trauma:
A Trauma Informed Guide for School Staff
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Patience, not punishment
Students benefit from connections that provide
empathy, support, and acceptance.
More supportive, productive relationships with your students start here.
Alexis K. Dragun, DSW, LCSW, is a high school social worker with almost ten years of experience. Alexis has witnessed firsthand the effects that trauma and adverse childhood experiences can have on a student, their family, and the community. As a school social worker, Alexis provides individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, mediation, and acts as a conduit between students, teachers, administration, and families. Alexis also functions as a member of a child study team, where she manages a caseload of students receiving special education and related services.
Alexis holds a certificate in Modern Psychoanalytic Studies, and graduated from the Rutgers Doctorate in Social Work Program in May 2019.