All posts by Dr Judith Howard

Dr Judith Howard is a senior lecturer from the Queensland University of Technology who has an extensive career history with schooling in Queensland. Dr Howard has a keen focus on concerns of early childhood and school learners who are living with the outcomes of complex developmental trauma. She promotes a neuroscience-informed approach - to which she believes every educator needs access. Dr Howard oversees pre-service/post-graduate teacher education in trauma-aware education and is the coordinator for the Master of Education: School Guidance and Counselling Course. She is the author of the popular book: “Distressed or Deliberately Defiant: Managing Challenging Student Behaviour due to Trauma and Disorganised Attachment”, is principal organiser of the biennial “Trauma-Aware Schooling” conference, has developed online courses that are reaching thousands nationally and internationally and continues to research, write, speak and train on this topic.
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