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The Developmental, Academic & Emotional Effects of Trauma: How the ACEs Study Informs the Biopsychos

Updated: Jul 17

Elaine Fletcher-Janzen, Ed.D., NCSP, ABPdN The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, Illinois

Thursday May 28, 2020: Session from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm with Registration at 8:30 am Location: Northern Arizona University, College of Education, Room 190

Who should attend? This presentation is appropriate for school psychologists, school counselors, teachers, administrators, community mental-health providers, and parents.

Presentation Objectives: Participants will be able to:

1)  Describe the key findings of the Adverse Childhood Events study as it relates to enacting a trauma sensitive approach to children in schools.

2)  Describe the impact of childhood trauma on brain development and behavior.

3)  Describe the components of trauma-informed schools.

4)  Practice trauma-sensitive interactions with children in schools.

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