TraumaTALK:Trauma in the Classroom

September 23, 2022 @ 9:00AM — 12:00PM Central Time (US & Canada) Add to Calendar

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Join us for a live or virtual presentation of TraumaTALK: Trauma in the Classroom at the Children’s Assessment Center. This training is available on Friday, September 23 and includes a Q&A opportunity with experts in children’s mental health.

This three-hour evidence-based presentation and Q&A provides an effective trauma-informed training and professional development resource for educators K-12, school administrators, mental health professionals, foster parents, caregivers, and staff with child-oriented agencies. Educators and other professionals working with children are often on the frontlines of child trauma, which manifests itself in many ways in the classroom. This engaging presentation will help educators and other professionals recognize the unique opportunity to identify trauma’s effects in the classroom and help children on a path to healing.

This Professional Development Activity is approved by Texas Psychological Association (TPA): Three hours of Professional Development credits for psychologists, licensed specialists in school psychology, licensed psychology associates, social workers, and counselors.

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Three-hour training is given by Chester Street Foundation’s Founding Director & CEO, Shawn Alex Nemeth (a trauma survivor), and has been vetted by licensed mental health professionals.

Friday, September 23 at Children’s Assessment Center, 9am – 12pm. Three-hour training followed by Q&A with Meghan Tibo, M.A.

$30 for live or virtual tickets. Includes Professional Development credit upon request.

More about Trauma in the Classroom

Trauma’s wounds may not be visible to the human eye and, left untreated, can have chronic health issues which last a lifetime. Educators and other professionals working with children have the unique opportunity to recognize trauma’s effects in the classroom and help children on a path to healing. Through this engaging presentation, participants will be able to: 1) Identify three ways traumatic stress shows up in children’s behavior 2) Name three strategies to help children promote an inner sense of safety 3) Describe three ways to apply these strategies in a classroom setting.

Materials provided include a professionally created quick- reference guide to help participants work more effectively with traumatized children in addition to an outline, survey, and Professional Development Certificate.

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