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TIPS: Trauma Informed Practices for Schools

April 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Trainers: Pam Lehtonen & Cristina Miranda

Wednesday April 24th 6:00-8:00pm

Ventura County Office of Education, Camarillo Room

5100 Adolfo Road, Camarillo

Trauma is an umbrella term used to describe the inability of an individual or a community to respond in a healthy way physically, emotionally, and mentally to acute or chronic stress. Becoming “trauma‐informed” means recognizing that people often have many different types of trauma in their lives. People who have been traumatized need support and understanding from those around them. Often, trauma survivors can be re‐traumatized by well‐meaning caregivers and community service providers.

Participants will:

~ Learn about the physiological impacts of trauma on the brain and possible emotional, behavioral, social and intellectual/academic impacts on students in foster care (e.g., attachment issues, externalized behaviors, disabilities, etc.)

~ Learn about the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) studies and how they relate to life-long impacts for students impacted by trauma

~ How schools and classrooms are creating trauma sensitive learning environments and strategies for responding to these impacts

~ Hear about the importance of self-care: addressing our own traumatic experiences/history

Participants will receive credit for 2 hours of training upon completion the class. Meets Foster VC Kids criteria for “Trauma.”  

Register directly with VCOE at the following link: http://vcoe.k12oms.org/1627-154963

For further information, please contact the Foster Youth Services Program at fys@vcoe.org or 805-437-1525

Sponsors: Ventura County Office of Education & Ventura College FKCE


April 24, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Ventura County Office of Education
5100 Adolfo Road
Camarillo, CA 93012 United States
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