School Trauma Webinars
January 29, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - May 6, 2021 @ 4:30 pm
Grand Canyon University has partnered with the Arizona School Boards Association to offer this free, can’t-miss opportunity for anyone involved in K12 education. Participants will analyze what school trauma really means and dive deeper into how to deal with trauma in K12 schools.
GCU & ASBA present: Making Ties: Handling School Trauma Webinar Series
|01/29/2020||Understanding Trauma in Our Schools||3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.||Register here|
|02/12/2020||Making the Case for Trauma Informed Education Supports||3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.||Register here|
|03/04/2020||Systematic Approaches to Trauma Informed Education Supports||3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.||Register here|
|05/06/2020||Trauma Informed Education Supports: A Legal Perspective||3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.||Register here|
Jan. 29, 3:30 – 4:30 pm
- Defining trauma
- Types of trauma
- Effects of trauma in schools for both adults and students
- What trauma looks like within:
- Culturally marginalized groups
- Affluent communities
Hear the information followed by a discussion by a live panel of K12 professionals.
Feb. 12, 3:30 – 4:30 pm
- Considering culture as a precursor to academics
- The business benefits of trauma-informed practices in schools
- Navigating political gray areas
- The district/school’s role in addressing academics, teacher retention, and overall financial health
Current research in these areas will be reviewed, followed by a live discussion with two K12 school superintendents.
March 4, 3:30 – 4:30 pm
- Restorative practices
- Implementation guides
Attendees will be given an overview of systemic approaches and hear vignettes from Arizona schools who are currently engaged in implementation.
May 6, 3:30 – 4:30
- Confidentiality as it relates to trauma
Get a comprehensive overview of the legal requirements from various educator perspectives: boar members, superintendents, principals, teachers and support staff. Hear an interview with Chris Thomas, legal counsel for ASBA.