Akron Children’s Hospital, in collaboration with the State Support Team Region 8 and Summit ESC is offering a free comprehensive training to school districts. This train-the-trainer is designed to help
schools better understand how students experience traumatic events and how to
help them through this challenging time.
Registering for day 1, registers you for the 3-day training.
Session 1: November 13, 2019
Introduction to Trauma
This component covers the basics of trauma, what types of trauma students may face, and how trauma can affect a student’s physical, emotional, and cognitive abilities.
Managing Trauma in the classroom
component covers techniques to prevent a trauma based reaction in the classroom
and what to do if a child is acting out in the classroom.
Session 2: December 11, 2019
Increasing Developmental Assets
The workshop will define the 40 Developmental Assets developed by The Search Institute. The Developmental Assets have been proven to increase a child’s cognitive, emotional, and physical well-being. Participants will leave this workshop with a new perspective of the strengths of children and will be provided tools to build resiliency in those they care about the most!
Recognizing the Secondary Traumatic Stress This
component works with the educators to recognize their own compassion fatigue or
burnout. It covers techniques for staff to use to relax,
keep balance, and continue to help students in need.
Session 3: January 8, 2020
session will be dedicated planning time for districts, with support from the
will have the opportunity to troubleshoot coaching concerns, plan ongoing
support within the
district on all topics covered in earlier sessions, and discuss dissemination
of this information to all relevant stakeholders within the district.