Factors Related to Implementation of School-Based Trauma-Focused Interventions

This session is from the NASP 2021 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 1,4
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Session 7: Psychological Services for Specific Groups of Students

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. gain information about childhood trauma.
  2. understand factors that lead to increased implementation of SBTFIs and the impact of barriers on implementation frequency.
  3. understand the implications of this study for practicing school psychologists and future directions for researchers.


School psychologists play a critical role in the implementation of school-based trauma-informed interventions. The results of this study provide information about the factors that promote implementation and inform the needs of a school culture to promote a trauma informed school.



Amanda R. Hanrahan, Richmond School District
Kyongboon Kwon, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


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