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Understanding Trauma Part 1: What It Is and How It Shows Up

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1.  What is the definition of trauma?
  1. An event that harms us physically or emotionally
  2. A deeply distressing or disturbing experience
  3. A crime
  4. A really scary event that only happens in childhood
2.  What are two types of trauma?
  1. Cute and Complex
  2. Intense and Chronic
  3. Complex and System-Induced
  4. Acute and Serious
3.  Name one of the parts of the 3-part Brain Model.
  1. Monkey Brain
  2. Reptilian Brain
  3. Freudian Brain
  4. Intellectual Brain
4.  The Limbic brain is considered the _______ center of the brain.
  1. Rational
  2. Flexible
  3. Emotional
  4. Crazy
5.  Name two attributes of the Rational Brain.
  1. Imagination and abstract thought
  2. Emotional regulation and judgement
  3. Heart rate and value judgements
  4. Balance and logic
6.  In what ways does trauma impact learning?
  1. Trauma causes kids to hate learning.
  2. Trauma makes parents pull their kids out of school.
  3. Trauma causes the amygdala to activate and the hippocampus to shut down.
  4. Trauma causes teachers to be triggered.
7.  What are some behaviors we might see if a student is impacted by trauma?
  1. Easily distracted
  2. Attendance issues
  3. Afraid of loud noises
  4. Any of the above
8.  Name one type of Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE).
  1. Death of a parent
  2. Bullying
  3. Terrorism
  4. Emotional neglect
9.  What is transference?
  1. A copy of a drawing, map, or design made by tracing it
  2. Emotional reaction provoked in us by the unconscious communications of those we serve
  3. Unconsciously transferring feelings and attitudes from a person or situation in the past on to a person or situation in the present
  4. An ability to see through a person's intentions
10.  ________ is the emotional reaction provoked in us by the unconscious communications of those we serve.
  1. Transference
  2. Countertransference
  3. Sympathy
  4. Empathy