305: A Model for Supporting Student Activists in a Trauma-Informed Way

    Presenter: Ernesto Castañeda (CAS-Sociology), Calvin W. Haney (Office of Campus Life), Katharine Manning (SPA-Justice, Law & Criminology) & Jane Palmer (SPA-Justice, Law & Criminology) 

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    Time: 2:50 PM – 3:40 PM

    Session Description

    How can the application of Trauma-Informed Response practices enhance co-curricular involvement with student activism? Student Activism is a particularly complex type of campus involvement that is full of challenges and opportunities for the deepest learning. Trauma-Informed focused student activism response design provides a conceptual and structural approach to campus activism engagement that accepts, understands, and embraces the complex intersection of trauma and activism for the individuals engaging with complex systems.

    Learning Outcomes

    • Learn trauma-informed perspectives in supporting students as activists
    • Understand concrete strategies to support activists through a trauma-informed response
    • Discuss approaches to mentoring student activists inside and outside of the classroom

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    1. Calvin Haney
      Calvin Haney says:

      Our panelist team is excited to bring you a model for student engagement and coaching support from a Trauma-Informed perspective.


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