January 25, 2021 - June 7, 2021Mon | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual – once you’re registered you’ll receive the Zoom link the day prior to the training
Building Resilience for Student Success During Challenging Times
This training series will provide support to school staff on identifying signs of trauma and addressing manifestations of trauma in the classroom while developing strategies to support student success.
Teacher and School Personnel Trainings:
January 25, 2021 – Teacher and Student Success: Understanding Implicit Bias
Educators and school personnel will explore the impact Implicit Bias has on the way they may respond to others and how those responses can have lasting outcomes.
February 8, 2021 – Racial Equity and Injustice and Impact on Children and Youth Learning
Educators will help to recognize and identify systemic, structural and historical trauma of marginalized racial groups. This training helps to provide understanding and ways to support children who have a linear perspective to learning.
March 8, 2021 – Community Violence and Impact on Student Success
Educators and school personnel learn about the impact of community violence on student success. Educators gain an understanding of the effects of trauma in children and adolescents. How to take care of youth impacted by violence and managing personal and professional stress.
April 26, 2021 – Community Resiliency Model
The Community Resiliency Model (CRM)® trains teachers to not only help themselves but to help others within their wider social network. CRM’s goal is to help to create “trauma-informed” and “resiliency- focused” communities that share a common understanding of the impact of trauma and chronic stress on the nervous system and how resiliency can be restored or increased using this skills-based approach.
May 10, 2021 – Risk Assessment and Mental Health First Aide
This training seeks to support teachers with recognizing the signs of student distress and providing support. Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) teaches participants how to assist people who are developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or is in a mental health crisis, until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves.
June 7, 2021 – Shifting the Paradigm for Systems Change: Reframing Negative Behaviors as Stress Responses
We will examine how our cultural beliefs influence the way we interpret behaviors and how these beliefs can impact the way we respond to one another. We will reflect on ourselves and the parallel process of reframing these strongly held beliefs into a deeper understanding of human behavior as a means to drive systems change.
Virtual Teacher Mindfulness and Wellness Series –“Mindfulness Mondays”
Virtual Mindfulness Practice
In this eight week series, teachers will have the opportunity to connect and practice different mindfulness techniques. Each guided session will last for 30 minutes during which participants will be led in various forms of breathing, mindfulness and meditation exercises. You are encouraged to attend one, some, or all Breath & Be Sessions to explore how the development of a mindfulness practice can serve you and your students during this time.
Please contact Yvette Martinez at 323-523-8601 or firstname.lastname@example.org.