Understanding Trauma’s Impact on Learning and Schools - Collaborating between Caregivers and Schools to Create an Effective Plan
This workshop will provide an introduction to the foundations of trauma and attachment as they shape behaviour, learning, and our executive functions. Strategies for creating a trauma-informed school setting and an introduction to sensory intervention and research around the efficacy of this approach will also be provided.
Participants will gain an understanding of:
the impact of trauma and attachment on brain development, behaviours, and relationships throughout life
implicit and explicit memory, how trauma impacts learning and attention
common symptoms, themes, and behaviours of traumatized individuals
differential diagnosis how trauma looks like but is different than ADHD, ODD, grief etc.
trauma as a sensory experience
providing sensory interventions
activities to enhance learning, increase attention, and reduce arousal levels
individual support plans
tips for creating a trauma-informed classroom
All ATTCH trainings are based on current research by leading experts in trauma and attachment and include best-practice and evidence-based techniques and approaches.
Most valuable aspect of presentation: care kits – ideas for grounding/anchoring and activities.
I really enjoyed the practical information along with the research. Thank you for the handouts and all of the information!
The organization and flow of the material was exceptionally helpful. Excellent presentation!
Techniques to respond at a sensory not cognitive level to promote regulation and learning.
What schools need to pay attention to for increasing learning. Great presentation would like to have more training! Intervention ideas and examples. Thanks for the resources!
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