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Helping Schools Find a Trauma Lens (Jan. 16, 2019)

WHEN Wednesday, Jan 16th 2019 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
COST Individual Adult: $20.00 per person
Adult Couple: $35.00 per parenting couple
LOCATION YMCA 3760 Lexington Ave N, Shoreview, MN 55126

This seminar is for parents who are looking to better understand how trauma impacts children and how to support healing and growth across settings. We’ll cover the basics of trauma, internal regulation cycles, and how brains are impacted by stress. You’ll learn how to better understand children’s challenging behaviors by exploring the factors influencing them and the function behind their behavior. Katie, Abbie, and Katie will provide a framework for assessing, understanding, and intervening when these behaviors are exhibited. We will focus on simple strategies that can be incorporated into your child’s school setting to promote healing, positive relationships, and new learning. This workshop group will discuss how to advocate within the school system to promote success across settings. Lastly, we will emphasize the importance of ongoing self-care in order to support traumatized children.

Abbie Lane is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with experience providing individual, family and group therapy in outpatient, school based, in-home and day treatment settings. She is currently the coordinator for a school-based therapy team, providing support and supervision to therapists in a North Metro district.

Katie Mac Jurado is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and is also a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. She has past therapeutic experience across multiple mental health settings (in-home, outpatient, skills, and therapeutic classrooms) and was a licensed teacher for several years.

Katie Mattson is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with experience providing individual and family therapy in outpatient, school based and in-home settings. Katie Mac and Katie currently work in a school-based therapy program in the North Metro area where they provide therapeutic services in the school setting and partner with teachers and school staff to support student needs and implement trauma-informed strategies.

As a team, they have presented this material, in different forms, to over 4,000 individuals at various school and mental health conferences and trainings.