Mental Health, Trauma-Informed Teaching 08.20.2019

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Kognito at Houston Public Schools in Education Week

EdWeek explores how districts in Houston are utilizing Kognito simulations to better support students whose behavior might be related to sources of trauma or distress.

Kognito was recently featured in a new article in Education Week about how Kognito’s online simulations are being used to equip Houston-area teachers with the knowledge and skills to recognize and respond to students impacted by trauma or distress.

The report highlights how Mental Health America of Greater Houston’s Center for School Behavioral Health partnered with Kognito and UNICEF USA to implement Trauma-Informed Practices for K12 Schools, an interactive professional development tool for educators, as a free resources for school districts around Houston. It also includes insights from Janet Pozmantier, Director of the Center for School Behavioral Health at Mental Health America of Greater Houston, and Jennifer Spiegler, Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at Kognito.

The article is available for all Education Week subscribers, and can be accessed here.

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