Responding to Collective Trauma: How to Prioritize Safety, Connection, Regulation, and Learning After COVID-19
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
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Prepare educators to help every student feel safe, be connected, get regulated, and get ready to learn
The fear, anxiety, and losses of the COVID-19 era have left students of all ages vulnerable and hurting. In this interactive half-day session, experienced teacher trainer and author of Supporting Students and Staff After COVID-19, Ms. Jen will prepare educators to help every student feel safe, be connected, get regulated, and get ready to learn.
After a brief explanation of collective trauma, educators will explore current strengths and worries related to students in their community. Next, educators will discover how to prepare for a wide range of staff, family, and student needs using the four essentials of a trauma-sensitive school. Specifically, educators will explore how to implement trauma-sensitive community-building lessons in their classrooms. Participants will also walk away with a new lesson plan they can use and/or modify with students of all ages. Finally, as educators begin working on their own trauma-sensitive plan for the school year, there will be an opportunity to collaborate with colleagues and ask questions.
- Define collective trauma and understand educator top concerns in preparation for helping to meet student or family needs in response to recent stressors
- Explore priorities as it relates to using the four essentials of a trauma-sensitive school to tend to the needs of staff, families, and students
- Begin the process of creating an individual or team-based trauma-sensitive plan for your work with students
(Please note: The training will incorporate concepts from the book Supporting Students and Staff After COVID-19. Please purchase your copy of the ebook and bring it with you to the training session.)
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In this half-day seminar, Ms. Jen Alexander will explain collective trauma and explore how to implement trauma-sensitive community-building lessons in your classroom that will help every student feel safe, be connected, get regulated, and get ready to learn.
Upon successful completion of the seminar, participants will receive a certificate of completion.
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