Trauma Response Team
When a trauma call comes in, the team coordinator assembles the trauma team by matching the need of the school with specific team member's strengths. A response is generally one day in length with the goal being to support the school administration, staff and students.
The Trauma Response Team consists of 90 trained professionals, all who work for the Anoka-Hennepin School system. The team is comprised of school counselors, social workers, and nurses. All Trauma Response Team members are volunteers who have received special training in trauma management and interventions and who have the experience necessary to support students and assist staff with trauma management.
The primary role of the Trauma Response Team is: