REL Webinar: Addressing Collective Trauma and Supporting the Well-being of Students and School Staff

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Add to Calendar 2021-01-21 10:45:00 2021-01-21 10:45:00 REL Webinar: Addressing Collective Trauma and Supporting the Well-being of Students and School Staff COVID-19 and racial inequities are unfortunate realities that can lead to student trauma. Join REL Southwest for a free webinar on collective trauma in the current contexts of COVID-19 and social injustice. In this interactive webinar, presenters will discuss collective trauma and how it may affect staff and students. Afterward, participants will join a breakout session to explore one of the following: a four-step model for working through collective trauma, particularly racial trauma a session to learn how integrating trauma-sensitive strategies and social-emotional learning (SEL) can support a holistic approach to meeting student and staff needs Participants will— Gain a better understanding of the definition and effects of collective trauma among adults and children Become aware of the research base and evidence of the effects of collective trauma among adults and children Understand how to engage in solutions-based discussions and collective reflection on community trauma related to social injustice and inequity Understand how designing approaches that integrate trauma-sensitive strategies and SEL can help address collective trauma and inequity This webinar is designed for a broad national audience of principals, instructional coaches, teachers, district staff, and state education staff. Register Virtual Virtual noreply@air.org America/New_York public

COVID-19 and racial inequities are unfortunate realities that can lead to student trauma. REL Southwest  hosted a free webinar on collective trauma in the current contexts of COVID-19 and social injustice. In this interactive webinar, presenters discussed collective trauma and how it may affect staff and students. Afterward, participants joined a breakout session to explore one of the following:

  1. four-step model for working through collective trauma, particularly racial trauma
  2. a session to learn how integrating trauma-sensitive strategies and social-emotional learning (SEL) can support a holistic approach to meeting student and staff needs

Participants —

  • Gained a better understanding of the definition and effects of collective trauma among adults and children
  • Became aware of the research base and evidence of the effects of collective trauma among adults and children
  • Understood how to engage in solutions-based discussions and collective reflection on community trauma related to social injustice and inequity
  • Understood how designing approaches that integrate trauma-sensitive strategies and SEL can help address collective trauma and inequity

This webinar was designed for a broad national audience of principals, instructional coaches, teachers, district staff, and state education staff.

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