Building Trauma-Sensitive Schools: What Works and Why
About the seminar
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS
Up to 100 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
*Does not include travel fees
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 one-day 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.
- Discover the four essentials of the trauma-sensitive schools
- Recognize the complex ways trauma can affect children’s bodies, emotions, behavior, learning, and relationships
- Develop a trauma-informed mindset
- 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
- Strengthen their personal self-care plan to avoid burnout
(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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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.
Upon successful completion of the seminar, participants will receive a certificate of completion.
*Does not include travel fees
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