Thanks for participating in the 1st National Conference for Creating Trauma-Sensitive Schools! We hope to see you next year!
February 17-19, 2019 | Washington Hilton | 1919 Connecticut Avenue Northwest | Washington, DC 20009
Certificates of Attendance (COA)
Available until 9/1/2018
Each presentation has a .pdf formatted Certificate of Attendance.
Digital handouts are provided by many of the presenters at our Conference.
Please contact them directly with any questions about content.
Keynote: Trauma-Sensitive Schools: Keeping the Momentum Going
Susan Craig, Ph.D.
Keynote: Educators as Agents for Post-Traumatic Growth
Robert Hull, Ed.S.
Lunch Banquet: Exploring the Best in Trauma-Informing Education
ATN Trauma Informed Communities
Video Links- http://marc.healthfederation.org/community/videos
Keynote: Surviving or Thriving? The Intentional Practice of Workplace Wellness
Dr. Mona Johnson
1A- The Trauma-Informed School Implementation Systems and Strategies
Jim Sporleder, retired Principal of Lincoln High School and National Trauma-Informed School Consultant, Walla Walla, WA.
1B -She is -A Place of Recovery
1C – Joy Starved? Self-Care is NOT All About You
Janis Bozowski, MA, M.Ed.
1D-Beyond the Basics: Creating Trauma-Informed Classrooms
Karen Doyle Buckwalter, MSW, LCSW, Director of Program Strategy, Chaddock, Quincy, IL
Cory Powell, M.S., Ed.S. Director of Education, Chaddock, Quincy, IL
1E-An Introduction into the Sanctuary Model
Maxine Reddy, Ed.D.
1F – Integrating Compassionate Trauma-Sensitive School Practices into PBIS Framework
Pamela Black, MA, MA
1G -Shame-Spotting: Helping Kids Feel Valued and Valuable
1H- Words Matter: Impacts of Trauma on Language & Language-Based Learning in Children
Carole Soucaze, MS, Ed.S., & Susan Ward, LPC
2A – Washington St. Compassionate Schools Initiative
Ron Hertel & Mona Johnson, Ed.S.
2B- A Therapeutic Preschool’s Journey from Trauma-Aware to Trauma-Informed
Gail Knipshild, MA, Kateri Chapman-Kramer, LCSW & Jennifer Blevens, LCSW
2C- Trauma-Informed Pedogogical Practices & Strategies
Tina Newton, David Meloche, MA & Jennifer Kurta
2D- Trauma-Sensitive Math Instruction
Janyne McConnaughey, Ph.D. & Melinda McConnaughey, MS
2E- Innovative Neurodevelopmental Assessments & Family/Educational Interventions for
Adoption Trauma Cases
Ron Federici, Psy.D.,President/CEO of Care for Children International and Developmental Neuropsychologist, Manassas, VA
Dr. Leslie Moon, Sterling, VA
2F – Generating Resilience, Outcomes, and Wellness: Exploring the Role of School Counselors in Creating Trauma Sensitive Schools through a State-Wide Implementation Project
Cassie Yackley, Psy.D., Anne Barach, MA, Doug Bonnema, MA, & Kaitlin Gallagher, M.Ed.
2G -A Hybrid Approach to Trauma-Informed Restorative Practices
Joe Brummer & Miguel Cardona, Ed.D.
2H -Revealing Resilience through Whole-School Change
Martha Merchant, Psy.D.
3A- From the Perspective of the Trauma-Impacted Student Panel
Melissa Sadin, Moderator
3B- Advanced Trauma-Sensitive Approaches via Learning Community Models: Changing Daily Practices, Mindsets and Culture in Our Schools
Karen Johnson, MSW, LCSW and Pamela Black, MA, MA
3C – Partner, Build, Grow: Building Trauma-Informed Environments through Aligned School-Connected Initiatives
Linda Sheriff,M.Ed., Olga Acosta Price, Ph.D. & Rachel Sadlon, MPH
3D – Responding vs. Reacting: Helping Your Students Understand the Importance of Self-Regulation Begins with You!
James Moffett, M.Ed. & Cindy Blasi LMSW, CCTP
3E- Overview of SITCAP Model
Kimberly Hodges, Ed.S.
3F -The Principal Principle of Trauma-Sensitive Schools
Ralph Rothacker, Principal St. Anne’s School and ATN Creating Trauma-Sensitive Schools Trainer, Albany, NY
3G- Promoting a Paradigm Shift in Metro Nashville Public Schools: Our Process Towards Becoming Trauma-Sensitive
Mary Crnobori, Ph.D., BCBA
3H – Best Practices in Behavior Management and Emotional Regulation for Students Affected by Trauma
Jerry Yager, Ph.D. & Mathew Bennett, MA, MBA
4A- Trauma-Focused Schools From the Top Down – From Policy to Practice
Melissa Sadin, MAT, M.Ed.
4B – Enhancing Safety, Regulation and Resilience – The Sunshine Model
Kay Schieffer, MA, M.Ed. & Catherine Tucker, Ph.D., LMHC, RPT/S
4C- Trauma-Informed Special Education Advocacy
Julie Beem, MBA, Nicole Tuchinda, MD, JD
4D – A Trauma-Informed Lesson Plan: How to design a learning experience that will support all students’ learning
4E – Writing with Kids from Hard Places
4F-Trauma and the Healing Power of Empathy
Nicole Cecchini, MA and Sarah Mushlin
4G -Trauma & Learning in Higher Education – Identifying, Articulating and Enacting Trauma-Informed Practices in a Post-Secondary -Classroom
Jeanie Tietjen, Ph.D. & Meredith Watts
4H – Mindfulness: Ways to Keep Calm and Carry On
Ann Aubuchon, MS
5A-Trauma-Informed Schools and Classrooms: What Youth-Serving Adults Need to Know
Lara Kain, MPA
5B-A Recipe for Creating a Trauma-Sensitive Elementary School Classroom
Julie Simmons & Ilene Pawlak
5C – Creating a Trauma Toolkit: Practical Exercises from Prince George County
Lisa Weed Phifer, D.Ed., NCSP
5D-What to Do About Homework
Natalie Montfort, Psy.D.
5E- What Trauma-Informed Parents Wish that Teachers Knew
Tiffany Sudela-Junker, Stephanie Garde, JD
5F-Rewriting the Script: Trauma-Informed Problem Solving and Conflict Resolution at School
Alex Shevrin, M.Ed
5G- Trauma: The Impact on Mind Body and Behavior
Cheryl Turner, MA, LIMHP, LPC, Center on Children, Families, and the Law – University of Nebraska – Lincoln, NE
5H – Healthy Relationships 101: Lessons that Last a Lifetime
Michael Jascz, Founder, The Relationship Foundation, New York, NY