NB Youth in Care - Digital Stories
Trauma informed approach - Hard Talks
A 17 year old youth, adopted two years ago is surprised to hear they willl be having a Pop Quiz.
Prior to school, the youth woke up that morning and didn’t feel like they were going to have a good day. They told their parents they were experiencing a bit of anxiety and didn’t feel like eating breakfast as they were not hungry. They also mentioned that they didn’t sleep well last night.
The first clip shows how affected the youth is as they they entered their classroom and found out they will be having a surprise pop quiz.
The second clip shows how this same situation can be approached in a Trauma-informed way to better support the youth.