Building Trauma-Sensitive Schools Seminar
About the seminar
1 to 2 days
Number of participants
Up to 60 people
Who will benefit from this seminar?
Principals, superintendents, school counselors, school psychologists, and other PreK–12 leaders who are committed to ensuring that every student feels safe and ready to learn
Levels I and II: $6,900
Level I only: $3,500
Level II only: $3,500
What are the principles of building trauma-sensitive learning environments, and how can you apply them in your school? Get practical answers from trauma expert Jen Alexander in this training session. An experienced teacher trainer and author of the bestselling book Building Trauma-Sensitive Schools, Jen Alexander will introduce you to all the essentials of trauma-sensitive PreK–12 learning environments—and explicitly teach you how to use trauma-informed response to intervention to meet the needs of all students. Attend this engaging seminar with your team, and come away ready to help every student feel safe and ready to learn.
- Recognize the complex ways trauma can affect children
- Receive guidance on building a trauma-sensitive learning environment within a multi-tier system of support (MTSS)
- Learn about resilience factors and how to help students develop them
- Understand why restorative discipline practices are more effective than traditional approaches
- Develop and strengthen trauma-informed interventions in your school
- Practice trauma-sensitive mindfulness
(*Please note: The training will incorporate concepts from the book Building Trauma-Sensitive Schools. Please purchase your copy of the book and bring it with you to the training session.)
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1- to 2-day seminar (price based on seminar length)
Upon successful completion of the seminar, participants will receive a certificate of completion.
Level I and Level II
In this 2-day seminar, Jen Alexander will introduce you to all the essentials of trauma-sensitive PreK–12 learning environments—and explicitly teach you how to use trauma-informed response to intervention to meet the needs of all students. Attend this engaging seminar with your team, and come away ready to help every student feel safe and ready to learn.
Level I: Exploring What Works & Why
In this 1-day seminar, Jen Alexander will introduce you and your team to all the basics you need to know, including what trauma is, how it affects children, and what educators can do to mitigate these effects so that every student feels safe and ready to learn.
Level II: Creating a Plan for Change (prerequisite—Level I: Exploring What Works & Why)
Open to certified professionals who have already completed Jen Alexander’s Level I training, this informative and engaging 1-day seminar dives deeper, showing you how to create an effective trauma-informed RTI plan for your school and develop a personalized self-care plan to help you navigate your own stress.