ATN’s 2014 Education Summit
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In October 2014, ATN aired 23 audio interviews over 11 days to exploring the topic of Trauma Sensitive Schools and how to help traumatized children success in schools. Teachers, therapists, administrators and parents have all found this series helpful in working with children of trauma.
The experts who were interviewed gave examples of some very exciting programs and strategies being implemented across the United States.
(in alphabetical order):
- Jen Alexander, MA, nationally certified school counselor
- Robert Anda, MD, co-founder of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Study
- Patsy Anthony, teacher and EFT practitioner
- Robert Burroughs,Ph.D, Academic Director for CALO
- Chris Bye, MS, co-founder of MeMoves
- Susan Craig, Ph.D., teacher, consultant and author of “Reaching and Teaching Children who Hurt”
- Lark Eshleman, Ph.D., trauma therapist, former school principal, counselor and librarian
- Heather Forbes, LCSW, Beyond Consequences Institute, and author of “Help for Billy”
- Jenny Kendall, Head of Special Programs for K12.com
- Wendy Klimbal, MS,special education advocate, teacher and adoptive mom
- Megan Marcus,M.A., M.Ed., founder and CEO of FuelEd Schools
- Ann McMahon, Ph.D., engineer and educator
- Jody McVittie, MD, founder of SoundDiscipline.org
- Christine Moers, therapeutic parent and parenting coach
- Brice Palmer, special education advocate
- Susan Reedy, TRM/CRM trainer, Trauma Resource Institute
- Joel Ristuccia, co-author “Helping Traumatized Children Learn” – www.traumasensitiveschools.org
- Melissa Sadin, MS, special education consultant, school administrator and adoptive mom
- Roberta Scherf, co-founder of MeMoves
- Avis Smith, LCSW, Director of Trauma Smart program at Crittenton Children’s Center
- Lawrence Smith, LCSW-C, founder of AttachmentDisorderMaryland.com
- Jane Ellen Stevens, founder/editor of ACEsTooHigh.com and ACEsConnection.com
- Barb Trader,MS, Executive Director of TASH
Four Parent Vignettes with experienced therapeutic parents and ATN Members. Listen as they explain the challenges they faced in finding an appropriate education for their traumatized, attachment-disordered children and the successes they’ve found as they worked with schools and teachers to meet their traumatized children’s educational needs. Transcripts are not available for these interviews.
Interviewer: Diane Gennuso. Diane Gennuso has been an educator for over 30 years. She has taught Special Day Classes at the elementary level and is currently a Resource Specialist for grades K-6. She was a fieldwork supervisor and Clinical Coordinator for Brandman University. Through her work with children with special needs she has developed a passion for developing Trauma Sensitive Schools within her district.
Stephanie Reh Garde-“Safety First” – The Importance of Balancing Structure and Nurture to Help Our Children Feel Safe
D. Craig Peterson- “My Child; Your Student” – The Importance of Building Trust
Jane Samuel – “No Connection; No Go” – The Importance of Relationship
Tiffany Sudela-Junker – “Splitting the Difference” – The Importance of Finding the Right Resources for Each Child
Trauma Sensitive Schools
The Impact of Trauma on the Brain’s Ability to Learn
How to Recognize Children with Attachment Disorders in Your Classroom
The School Counselor’s Role
Trauma Smart Preschools
Using Engineering Education to Teach Empathy
Is it ADHD or Trauma?
Virtual Schooling as an Attachment-Focused Option
Alternative Approaches to Teaching Those with Attachment Trauma
Reducing Restraints & Seclusion by Using Trauma-Informed Practices
Special Education Basics