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2019 Trauma Sensitive Schools Symposium

Phoenix Children's Hospital, Kohl's Mindful Me, and ASU's T. Denny School of Social and Family Dynamics are pleased to announce the 3rd annual Trauma Sensitive Schools Symposium! This year's event will explore school climate and inclusion practices that are restorative and trauma-sensitive. Attendees will hear from our dynamic speakers on topics such as trauma-informed approaches for children, inclusive instruction, educator and provider self-care, resilience, healthy social interactions, healthy relationships between staff and students, and the Neurosequential Model of Teaching!
Registration will cap at 250 attendees!
A light breakfast and lunch will be provided. Parking will be in the Rural Road parking structure (1100 S. Rural Rd., Tempe, AZ 85281) and will cost $10.00 for the full day. Validated parking tickets will be released to all paid attendees on the day of the event.
Symposium Agenda
8 – 8:30am Check-in and registration
8:30 – 8:45am Welcome
8:45 – 10:45am Keynote Presentation
Trauma Sensitive: Fact and Fiction Senita A
Rick Griffin

10:45 – 11am Break
11 – 12noon Breakout Sessions I
Creating a Safe and Inclusive Classroom: Small Changes with Significant Impact Senita A
Meghan Stogner

Keynote follow-up Senita B Rick Griffin
Exploring Trauma’s Impact on the Brain and Special Education Status Senita C Nicole Marshall

12noon – 1pm Lunch Senita A

1pm – 3pm Breakout Sessions II
The Neurosequential Model: Impact of Trauma on Learning, Behaviors, and Other Responses in School Senita A Erica Van Parys
Building Relational Wealth as Educators: Ever Try Pouring from an Empty Cup? Senita B Brittany Adams

Educating Through the Trauma Drama Senita C Toni Monreal
3 – 3:15pm Break
3:15 – 4:15pm Breakout Sessions III
Panel: Where to start?: Small Changes to School Climate Add Up Senita A
Jennifer Rauhouse, Kendra Lachmund, Charles Bertram
Maintaining a Safe and Trauma-Free Learning Environment: Educator/Student Relationships and Boundary Violations Senita B Cammy Bellis
Commonalities across Cultures and Resiliency Senita C Jeff McGee
4:15 – 4:30pm Closing Senita A

Teachers, Administrators, School counselors, social workers, other school staff, and organizations working with children are encouraged to attend! Attendees must attend the full day conference to receive certificates.
*SPACE IS LIMITED! If you are unable to attend the event after ticket has been purchased, please be sure to cancel your registration so that someone else has the opportunity to attend.*
If you have any questions, please contact Allison Gilbert at (602) 933-3362 or, or Beheir Johnson at (602) 933-3357 or
Hope to see you there!

Tuesday, June 4 at 8:00am to 4:30pm

ASU Student Pavilion Senita Ballroom 400 E Orange St, Tempe, AZ


Free to $10

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Aiden Bourke 5/3/2019

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