#Experts in the Media: Regina Rahimi Talks About the Increasing Popularity of Trauma-Informed EducationMarch 22, 20222 min read
Earlier this month, Georgia Southern University's Regina Rahimi, Ed.D., chatted with a journalist from Insight into Diversity to discuss the importance of trauma-informed education and how it is becoming a popular treatment for those dealing with the stress of COVID 19 and other sources of anxiety.
"In recent years, a growing number of schools of education have begun focusing on trauma-informed teaching practices to help educators holistically address negative academic and social outcomes for students. Now, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, widespread racial injustice, and a host of other major stressors for U.S. youth, these concepts have become more popular, and important, than ever.
“When the pandemic came, people really became concerned and interested in new traumas that were [affecting] students,” explains Regina Rahimi, Ed.D, a professor of education at Georgia Southern University. “Not only were students isolated, but if they were in an abusive household or they lived in a community where violence was prevalent, these things all became more pervasive in their lives, so that trauma was just further exacerbated.” March 16 - Insight into Diversity
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Regina Rahimi is a professor in the Department of Middle Grades and Secondary Education at Georgia Southern University where her research is focused on issues of gender and sexuality in education and middle and high school drop-outs.
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Regina Rahimi Professor
Regina Rahimi research is focused on issues of gender and sexuality in education and middle and high school drop outs.