Sessions will be on topics related to trauma and it's effects, the importance of building resilience for recovery, and trauma-informed care, starting with a live webinar on trauma-informed policing for law enforcement officers and other justice workers in the Morris County area of New Jersey.
Delivering continuing education materials, including a podcast, article, and webinars for Professional Ski Instructors of America/American Association of Snowboard Instructors (PSIA-AASI). These webinars introduce the topic of trauma informed care in snow sports instruction and provide tools for instructors working with individuals who may experience difficulty regulating their emotions or reactions.
These live webinars and pre-recorded trainings are available to businesses and organizations that work with the public. Designed to address the increased impact of trauma our society is facing in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Help your staff recognize the signs of trauma and respond appropriately, to support healing and build client relationships that will endure all life's challenges.
This 45-hour course will explore the research on toxic stress, and explain how it can impact a child’s learning. Through an in-depth study of the key principles of a trauma-informed approach, participants will learn concrete tools to reconsider classroom organization, avoid the re-traumatization of students, help students regulate their emotions and build resilience, interrupt the “school-to-prison pipeline,” de-escalate situations when necessary, and address racially- and culturally-sensitive lessons. Participants can earn 3 credits.
Provided trauma-informed care and corrections best practice framework for discussions with Boston Architectural College faculty. The first was on the role of trauma-informed design in post-pandemic educational environments, and the second on how correctional design can be transformed for justice reform.
Presented an introductory training on trauma-informed care in adaptive sports at the 2020 Move United* Virtual Leadership Conference. Due to the virtual nature of the conference, we were able to reach an unprecedented number of participants at once! Over 400 adaptive sports professionals, filling management, administrative, instructor, coach, ambassador, recreational therapist, and board member roles, were able to engage in the session.
Designed an introductory training on trauma-informed care in adaptive sports specifically tailored to Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports, trained their staff in delivering the presentation, and trained most of the organizations' 400 staff and volunteer sports instructors.