Supporting children with trauma in OSHC
Children may have experienced trauma for many reasons. OSHC educators can be better prepared to work responsively with children affected by trauma when they understand trauma and how it manifests through responses and have strategies for managing behaviour and environments.
Links to Australian Professional Standards for Teachers
1.1 Physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of students
1.5 Differentiate teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities
3.5 Use effective classroom communication
4.3 Manage challenging behaviour