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The Northwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Center, in partnership with the Treatment and Services Adaptation Center for Resiliency, Hope, and Wellness in Schools at the University of Southern California, present the 2019-2020 Webinar Series: Creating Trauma-Responsive Schools

Webinar #1: Trauma-Informed Skills for Educators (TISE) – Part 1 (of 2): Trauma 101

Date: November 13, 2019

Times: 11-12:30 p.m. PT / 10-11:30 a.m. AK / 12-1:30pm MT

The webinar is designed to enhance educators’ knowledge about trauma and its impact on students, as well as enhance educators’ ability to engage with youth who’ve been exposed to trauma. Experts will provide information about the definition of trauma, the neurological impact of trauma on students, the signs and symptoms of trauma, and an explanation of how trauma can manifest in the classroom.

Webinar #1 Recording


Webinar #2: Trauma-Informed Skills for Educators (TISE) – Part 2 (of 2): Trauma-Responsive Skills and Strategies

Date: December 4, 2019

Times: 11-12:30 p.m. PT / 10-11:30 a.m. AK / 12-1:30pm MT

The TISE Part 2 webinar will continue to enhance educators’ knowledge about trauma and its impacts on students. The Part 2: Trauma-Responsive Skills and Strategies webinar provides concrete strategies and skills to help educators engage with students in a more trauma-responsive way including: building resilience, fostering a trauma-sensitive classroom climate, enhancing trauma-responsive communication, de-escalating disruptive incidents, and fostering trauma responsiveness throughout the school community.

 

Webinar #2 Recording 


Webinar #3: Trauma-Informed Schools and the MTSS Framework

Date: February 12, 2020

Times: 11-12:30 p.m. PT / 10-11:30 a.m. AK / 12-1:30pm MT

The trauma-informed schools webinar is designed to educate the school system including administrators, educators and other school staff about the key principles and domains of a trauma-responsive school system. The training outlines a framework for trauma-responsive schools and aligns trauma-informed practices and interventions with the Multi-tiered System of Support framework.

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Webinar #4: Trauma-Responsive Schools Implementation Assessment Tool (TRS-IA)

Date: March 18, 2020

Times: 11-12:30 p.m. PT / 10-11:30 a.m. AK / 12-1:30pm MT

This webinar describes the systematic development of a Trauma-Responsive School Framework co-developed by the National Center for School Mental Health and the Treatment and Services Adaptation Center for Resilience, Hope and Wellness in Schools. The webinar provides an overview of how this framework was translated into an online assessment tool for schools and districts – The Trauma-Responsive School Implementation Assessment (TRS-IA). Presenters will demonstrate how to use the TRS-IA tool can be used to gauge a sites current level of trauma-responsiveness and how to use the tool’s feedback reports to help sites transform into trauma-responsive systems. Finally, presenters will review strategies for integrating the tool into strategic planning activities.

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Webinar #5: Supports for Teachers Affected by Trauma (STAT)

Date: April 15, 2020

Times: 11-12:30 p.m. PT / 10-11:30 a.m. AK / 12-1:30pm MT

This webinar will address the impact of traumatic stress on educators. The webinar is designed to teach educators and other school staff about signs and symptoms of burnout, compassion fatigue, and secondary traumatic stress (STS). It will review risk factors for STS and provide educators with strategies to prevent or mitigate STS. Finally, the webinar will address system wide approaches to address STS including ways that teachers can help other teachers reach out when they recognize that a colleague may be exhibiting signs of STS.

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Webinar #6: TSA Center for Schools Evidence-Based & Evidence-Informed Practices

Date: May 13, 2020

Times: 11-12:30 p.m. PT / 10-11:30 a.m. AK / 12-1:30pm MT

The webinar familiarizes trainees on the resources and interventions available through the Treatment, Services, and Adaptation Center for Schools website. This presentation will provide an overview of three evidence-based trauma interventions that are widely used in schools nationally and internationally including: the Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS); Support for Students Exposed to Trauma (SSET); and Bounce. Back. The webinar also describes whole-school interventions designed to improve the knowledge and skills of all school staff including Psychological First Aid- Listen, Protect, Connect (PFA-LPC); Trauma-Informed Skills for Educators (TISE); and Support for Teachers Affected by Trauma (STAT).