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Trauma | Thriving Practices November 3, 2023

Ended Nov 17, 2023

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Full course description

Course Description

  • We will be building on the Essentials of Trauma, using the 4 R’s to guide our thinking; Realizes, Recognizes, Responds, Resists matching our interventions with the brain state to support regulation. This course is intermediate and will have time for practice of interventions, case examples, and theoretical models to support trauma sensitive practices including ABA, forced compliance and escape functions. We will also explore the escalation cycle and understand the brain anatomy. We will continue our journey through growing our skills to respond in ways that create opportunities for growth, curiosity and understanding. Prerequisites for this course will include the Essentials of Trauma by DCSD or other training that offers a foundation for Trauma Sensitive Practices.
  • Lead Learner (Facilitator): Kaylene Case
  • Credit(s) and Type: 2.5 Hours Relicensure | Staff Development | Compliance


Target Audience

  • Admin/Pro-Tech, Certified Staff, Classified Staff
  • Open to Substitute Teachers = Yes 
  • Open to Student Teachers = Yes 
  • Open to Charter School Staff = Yes 
    • Charter Certified or Classified


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Course Outcomes

Here are the outcomes for the course:

  • Participants will be able to identify a theory of trauma sensitive practice
  • Participants will be able to apply learning to case examples
  • Participants will be able to utilize the escalation cycle