Tom Brunzell

Tom Brunzell

Director of Education at Berry Street, Honorary Fellow at University of Melbourne Graduate School of Education

Dr Tom Brunzell (MST, EdM, PhD) has experience as a teacher, school leader, researcher and education advisor. Currently he is the Director of Education at Berry Street and Honorary Fellow at the University of Melbourne Graduate School of Education. His new book: Creating Trauma-informed Strengths Based Classrooms, co-authored with Dr Jacolyn Norrish, is now available through Hachette/Jessica Kingsley Publishers, UK, and booksellers worldwide.

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Teacher’s bookshelf: A balanced approach to student regulation
Teacher’s bookshelf: A balanced approach to student regulation

In Creating Trauma-Informed, Strengths-Based Classrooms, Dr Tom Brunzell and Dr Jacolyn Norrish share what they’ve learned about working with students who present unmet learning needs in the classroom, including research, theory and lots of practical tools and strategies for educators to use and adapt to their own context.

Therapeutic practice in the classroom
Therapeutic practice in the classroom

Tom Brunzell discusses integrating therapeutic practice into the classroom, and how doing so creates a setting of healing and growth for disengaged students.