Schools around the country have done fantastic work as a whole with planning for the COVID-19 health crisis. The 2020 Safe Schools Conference is presenting several sessions providing support and technical assistance for the current health crisis, how to plan for the post COVID-19 world, and how to assist school communities with stress, trauma and social emotional wellness. Don’t miss these featured sessions:
Equitable Education Practices Through a Trauma-Informed Lens
Explore necessity of concepts of implicit bias, vulnerable decision points, and neutralizing routines when engaging in equitable trauma informed approaches.
Presented by Dana Milakovic, Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drug Specialist, Pennsylvania Department of Education, Harrisburg, Pa.
Tuesday, December 8 | 1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. | Session Info | Speaker Bio
School Crisis Response: Science vs. Tradition
Examine the nature of trauma, the scope and goals of crisis intervention, and common practices to utilize following traumatic incidents that may be counterproductive or even increase risk of lawsuits.
Presented by Barb Ertl, CEO, Ertl and Associates, Erie, Pa.
Tuesday, Dec. 8 | 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Session Info | Speaker Bio
Resilience Mapping After COVID-19
Share strategy for counterbalancing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and traumatic impact of COVID-19 through protective factors.
Presented by Marina Fradera, Trauma and Curriculum Specialist, Sunrise of Philadelphia, Inc., Philadelphia, Pa.
Wednesday, Dec. 9 | 11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. | Session Info | Speaker Bio
Stress and Trauma and Behaviors, Oh My!
Discuss and learn techniques that build and strengthen relationships, foster respect, teach children to solve problems and promote empathy and self-regulation.
Presented by Lauren Spigelmyer, Founder and Executive Director, The Behavior Hub, Baltimore, Md.
Wednesday, Dec. 9 | 1:15-2:45 p.m. | Session Info | Speaker Bio
REGISTER Reminder, register before November 30 for savings!
Presented by the Center for Safe Schools with generous support from the Highmark Foundation.