Over 40% of school aged children have experienced at least one traumatic event, such as community or domestic violence, natural disasters, exposure to sudden death and suicide, or serious medical illness. This workshop will provide an overview of traumatic stress and how to identify and support students in the wake of a traumatic event. Educators will learn about typical and atypical responses to trauma, when and how to seek treatment, and ways educators can manage their own stress during challenging times.
New York, NY
- Understand what traumatic stress and PTSD symptoms are
- Learn how to identify trauma as it presents in the classroom
- Gain strategies to support students in the early stages of a traumatic event