205: Trauma in the Classroom: A Better Response

    Presenters: Katharine Manning (SPA-Justice, Law & Criminology)

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    Time: 11:20 AM – 12:35 PM

    Session Description 

    The past 18 months of coronavirus, political upheaval, and violent racism have been uniquely challenging, but trauma in the classroom is not new, and it’s not going away. In this session, gain the skills to respond to trauma and distress with calm and confidence while not running afoul of legal obligations or subjecting yourself to compassion fatigue.

    Learning Outcomes

    • Discover the way trauma affects the brain of the person in trauma and those interacting with them
    • Learn the five steps to an effective response to those sharing a story of trauma
    • Understand how to wind up the conversation gracefully, follow up with the person in trauma, and how to protect themselves from compassion fatigue.

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