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Be a Trauma Informed Teacher: Strategies to Help All Students Succeed

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Have you ever considered what might be behind the misbehavior, anger, or poor performance of some of your students? When children have experienced a traumatic event, such as a loved one's death, violence, abuse, neglect, natural disaster, serious illness, or other distressful event, it can have a profound effect on their emotional and mental health, along with their behaviors. Join Brenda Hauff as she describes some of the common causes of trauma that might affect children, as well as the effects that trauma might have on their mental and emotional well-being and behavior. In addition to explaining some of the symptoms of trauma and how to recognize it, Brenda will cover some of the brain-based research on trauma and how it affects learning and performance in the classroom. Brenda will share strategies and techniques that have helped many of the K-8 students in her trauma-informed alternative school be successful. While these strategies are geared towards students who have experienced trauma, they can help all students succeed.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Other
Last aired on: Thursday, August 9, 2018 @ 5:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Classroom Management, Counseling, Diversity & SEL, Learning Loss Recovery , Learning Theories & Strategies, Response to Intervention (RTI)
Tags: behavior, brain-based research, emotional well-being, mental health, SEL, student success, trauma, trauma informed

Reviews (69)

This was great!
Full Member
This webinar has many great strategies and reminders to help students!
Full Member
A good review of practical strategies.
This webinar had many great ideas to use. It had many ideas, strategies, and tools to use.
I really enjoyed this webinar. There are many great ideas to use in your classroom to make it very appealing to the students.
I enjoyed this webinar! You gave many great tools in helping kids with trauma. I love all of the easy classroom additions!
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This is a fabulous webinar! It has lots of great ideas and information.
Childhood trauma is as an all time high right now. This presentation had great ideas.
Great ideas! It is SO true that best practices for children with trauma are also best practices in general.
Great ideas!
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