Implementing Trauma-Informed Approaches - Practitioners' Perspectives

Event Date: 
April 08, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:30pm EDT


Please join the National Comprehensive Center Roundatable Event for a live virtual session about Trauma Informed Practices (TIP) and Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 2 pm ET. In this roundtable, presenters will share their insights and experiences in implementing trauma-informed approaches in various school settings, including rural school communities. The panelists will provide an overview of the planning process through implementation, both at the school- and district-level, and discuss challenges faced, lessons learnt, and strategies for building more inclusive and supportive learning environments.


  • Wendy Belfield, MSW School Social Worker Mental Health Team Pasco County Schools, Florida
  • Brittany Ray, M.S. (Executive Director) Transforming Rural Experience in Education (TREE), Maine
  • Kaylene R. Case, Ph.D., NCSP Licensed School Psychologist District Behavior Specialist, Colorado
  • Bren Elliott, Ed. D.Chief, School Improvement and Supports Office of School Improvement and Supports Social Emotional Academic Development District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC