Category : Trauma-informed

It’s About T.I.M.E. Year Three Update, Pt. 2

This blog post is continued from It’s About T.I.M.E. Year Three Update Pt. 1. To read part one, click here. We’re thrilled to announce the expansion of our It’s About T.I.M.E. program to new schools and the addition of new team

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It’s About T.I.M.E. Year Three Update, Pt. 1

I love my job! “Job” doesn’t even feel like the appropriate word to use here. More accurately, I’d say that I have the privilege of experiencing a mutual caring connection between so many different people every day that I come

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It’s About T.I.M.E. Spreads with Help from CSULB Social Work Students

The following comes from Teri Gartner, a recent Master of Social Work (MSW) graduate from California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), after she and her student group trained with Nathan Swaringen, LCSW, clinical therapist and developer and lead of our

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Reflections on My Trauma-Informed Journey

Nathan Swaringen, LCSW, clinical therapist and developer and lead of It’s About T.I.M.E., traveled to Canada last week to attend and present at ChildTrauma Academy’s 3rd International Neurosequential Model Symposium. He shares his experiences in this week’s blog post. In

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It’s About T.I.M.E. Program Update: Goodbye to Beach

  About this time, two years ago, I nervously sat across a rectangular table at Beach High School from principal Troy Bennett and three of his right-hand-women: the assistant principal, the school counselor, and a teacher trained in CCEJ’s Restorative

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It’s About T.I.M.E. Gets Ready to Celebrate Two Years

  Now that Spring Break is over, the end of the school year is drawing nearer, which means that our It’s About T.I.M.E. program will soon celebrate two full years of partnering with Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD). Isn’t

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It’s About T.I.M.E. Partners with Head Start

My decade-plus tenure as a clinician at The Guidance Center has provided me with the privilege of being with hundreds of children of all ages. Notice the choice of word, “being” rather than the word “working”. In my opinion, and

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Community is the Foundation: It’s About T.I.M.E. Program Update

This past August, I walked onto the campus of Long Beach’s Poly PAAL High School to train the teaching and administrative staff, beginning our two-year It’s About T.I.M.E. journey. I always wonder how my curriculum will be received by other

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It’s About T.I.M.E. Program Update

There’s a movement underway at Beach High School, and it has resulted in increased attendance and decreased suspensions during the first semester of the 2016-2017 academic year. What’s driving the movement is Beach’s team of compassionate, committed staff and the

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Monkey Business: A Trauma-Informed Movement in Education Success Story

  Helping a school become trauma-informed requires more than training school staff about the neuroscience of trauma or providing a prescription of techniques. The heart of trauma-informed care, and our It’s About T.I.M.E. (Trauma-Informed Movement in Education) program at Beach

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