Bridging the Distance Between Us

Reconciling with Trauma

  • Kristan Barczak Miami University
Keywords: trauma, trauma-informed education, currere, synthesis


This paper explores the personal and pyschological isolation often created by traumatic experiences by means of William Pinar's (1994) Currere Method. By sharing personal anecdotes and journal entries, I explore my own experience with attempted synthesis and seek to better understand how we may work to better include trauma-informed conversations in educational settings. 


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