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Spokane: 'We have 30 to 40 percent of students who have experienced complex trauma'

Dec 22, 2017, Spokane Spokesman—Review: Principal Lori Wyborney has reached outside the walls to change the culture within Rogers High School http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2017/dec/22/principal-lori-wyborney-has-reached-outside-the-wa/ Many of the students have experienced childhood traumas ranging from divorce, the death of a loved one, violence, drugs, poverty, imprisonment, neglect and any kind of physical, sexual or psychological abuse. “As a teacher, we are taught to teach a student a subject. How do you help a homeless kid find resources? I don’t know,” she said. “That’s why I had to hire a social worker.” The school also hired, two mental health specialists and a drug-and-alcohol counselor. “We have 30 to 40 percent of students who have experienced complex trauma,” she said. “That impacts their brain.

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