Webinar: Becoming a Trauma-Informed Education Professional – Module 1

10/16/2020 1:00 – 3:00 PM EST

Cost: $45.00

This program is approved by NASW (approval# 886795044-3456) for 2 CEUs. 

Audience: This virtual 2-hour session is appropriate for any education professional who wants to learn more about trauma, the effects of trauma, and specific ways to support students who have experienced trauma. All education professionals are welcome. The content and strategies discussed will be appropriate for all roles including administrators, teachers, social workers, psychologists, counselors, paraprofessionals, and anyone else who in interested in this topic! 

Description: In this session, participants will enhance their understanding of trauma and how trauma impacts the brain and body in both children and adults. Second, participants will learn some specific strategies for adult stress-management and self-care, as these are essential components of becoming a trauma-informed professional. Next we will begin learning strategies to use with students who have experienced trauma (although this specific objective will be presented in more depth during Module 2. See our virtual catalog for more information about Module 2 in our Trauma Series).

Presenters: Mahri Wrightington, Ph.D. & Amy Briesch, Ph.D. 

Dr. Mahri Wrightington is the founder and CEO of PD Monster. She earned her doctorate in school psychology at the University of Connecticut and holds current Connecticut school certifications in school psychology and school administration. Having worked as a school psychologist, school administrator, and education consultant for the past 15+ years, Dr. Wrightington has a wealth of knowledge to share with participants. Her training style is humorous, engaging, and practical. Dr. Wrightington is passionate about providing professional development that will have an immediate impact on the practices of the participants.

Dr. Amy Briesch is an Associate Professor and the Director of the School Psychology Program at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. Her areas of expertise include the (1) identification and examination of feasible and psychometrically-sound measures for the formative assessment of student social behavior, (2) use of self-management as an intervention strategy for reducing problem behaviors in the classroom, and (3) role of student involvement in intervention design and implementation. She is the author of several professional articles and books in these areas.

Important Note: If you are registering for a webinar, you MUST use the PAY ONLINE option below. Invoices & purchase orders will not be accepted for virtual events. Please know that all registrations are non-refundable! If you cannot attend the live event, a recording of the webinar will be available to paid participants for one week following the training. 


Webinar: Becoming a Trauma-Informed Education Professional – Module 1

10/16/2020 1:00 – 3:00 PM EST

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