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This program is fully (100%) funded by the United States Department of Education using No Child Left Behind, Title I Part A Funds, through a grant from the Illinois State Board of Education, Statewide System of Support funds.



Stressed Brains Can't Learn: Effects of Trauma in Children - ROE 50

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Participants in this workshop will learn about the impact of developmental trauma on students, its relationship to mental health and how that manifest itself in the classroom setting. The necessity of using a growth mindset and 'trauma lens' when planning for and working with these children will be emphasized. The presenters will make the case for a perspective shift from asking the student 'what is wrong with you?' to 'what happened to you?' or 'what do you need?' as as essential, component to successfully address the students needs. Trauma sensitive principles and practices that assist the teacher and the students manage their anxiety, disassociation, need for control and hyper-vigilance will be shared.


Continuing Education

Foundational Services: Hours - 6


Registration open through 2/13/2018 10:59 PM EST

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Registration is FREE

Cancellations must be 48 hours in advance or your district may be charged.



ROE 50 Susan Sarfaty - 500000000000000

Workshop held at:

St. Clair Regional Office of Education

1000 South Illinois St.

Belleville, IL 62220
Presenter(s)Angela Reeter, Megan McDowell and Mary Adams

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