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What factors impact how an adult educator responds to learners who are dealing with trauma? What is an effective intervention and response?

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This solution explains the factors that might impact how an adult educator responds to learners who are dealing with trauma, including an effective intervention and response. Supplemented with one highly relevant article.

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Kerka (2000) reports that educators' responses to learners dealing with trauma may be constrained by a number of factors (Horsman 1997, 2000a; Isserlis 2001):

(1) personal beliefs or institutional policies that separate therapy/counseling from education
(2) lack of ...

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