2018 Trauma Informed Practice Summit
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Pete Hall, Speaker, Author & Professional Development Agent - Bio
Fostering a Trauma Sensitive Learning Environment - Childhood trauma is real, it is prevalent, and it impacts students, their learning, and the adults in their lives quite significantly. In this engaging, relevant, and practical session, learn from former award-winning principal Pete Hall (authors of award winning and best-selling Fostering Resilient Learners: Strategies for creating a trauma-sensitive classroom – ASCD, 2016) about the importance of trauma informed practices in the school setting.
Participants will be introduced to and provided with opportunities to reflect on information centered around the role that trauma plays in the school environment; the importance of self-awareness and regulation and strategies to support these in the school setting; the power of relationships and the role they plays in the establishment and maintenance of school safety; and the importance of self-care and the need for the professionals to have tools and strategies to support their own health. This professional development experience will emphasize strength-based approaches to use with students, families, fellow faculty, school personnel, and community members.
Intended Professional Learning Outcomes:
- Participants will deepen their understanding of the prevalence of childhood trauma and the impact of trauma and toxic stress on learning and development.
- Participants will explore multiple strategies for education staff and community members to utilize with children with (known and unknown) trauma histories – helping to sustain learning-ready states.
- Participants will collaborate to identify best practices associated with trauma-informed care that they can implement into their workplace settings.
- Participants will reflect on how this information impacts their role and their overall health, collecting several suggestions for self-care and self-awareness.