Understanding the Social & Emotional Needs of Students

Marcia Weseman Ed.D

This workshop will provide participants with an overview of the prevalence of trauma within the school-age population and its potential consequences:  lifelong physical health, mental health, and learning challenges. Students who don’t feel connected and can’t self-regulate struggle with learning.  Participants will be given tools to begin the planning process to create trauma informed schools.


In a trauma informed school, adults understand the needs of students who have experienced trauma. We can’t protect all children from traumatic experiences; but, we can help them cope and recover.  A trauma informed school benefits all students regardless of their trauma history. 

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would like to thank our Platinum Sponsors for their support

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