Creating safe, nurturing, and inclusive learning environments for all students

TIPPS translates research and shares strategies that help students realize their potential and become more resilient to the effects of trauma.


Our research-based guides provide information and resources to support the selection, implementation, and sustainment of trauma-informed programs and practices.

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Program Guide

This guide gives school and district leaders, teachers, and other professional staff a comprehensive overview of trauma-informed strategies for schools.

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White Paper

This white paper gives a brief overview of adversity, trauma, and resilience. The paper also introduces the TIPPS framework and the 10 core pillars for implementing trauma-informed programs and practices.

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Sources of adversity and trauma can be found in homes, schools, and communities. These experiences can affect the development of children and the physical and mental health of adults.

Our Team

The TIPPS team is made up of students, faculty, researchers and community partners who have extensive expertise in childhood adversities, trauma, and resilience.

Project Staff
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