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Monday, August 12 • 1:45pm - 3:00pm
Five Critial Steps to Becoming a Trauma Responsive School FILLING

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This session will teach the participants the “how to”, in becoming a Trauma Responsive School. Participants will learn the basic concepts to implementing a trauma-responsive school culture, that will provide the significant changes we want for every student… improved behavior, improved attendance, improved student attendance, and higher academic achievement (For High Schools… higher graduation rates)
  • Participants will look at what the current research is telling us about the current impact of our traditional disciplinary practices is having on our students.
  • The session will cover the current research that defines the difference between “doing trauma informed practices,” versus “embracing trauma responsive practices as who we are as a person, as a school, and how we interact with those we come into contact.”
  • Participants will learn in this session that a trauma-responsive approach, is the umbrella that becomes your school culture and strengthens everything under it.
  • This session will introduce the Student of Concerns Model that is a powerful system for tracking our most struggling students with intentional positive adult interventions and action plans.
  • The participants will walk away from this session with the knowledge to become trauma responsive, and to begin experiencing the significant outcomes that naturally come with this new mindset.

Speakers
avatar for Jim Sporleder

Jim Sporleder

Trauma-informed coach / Consultant, Sporleder Consulting
Jim Sporleder retired in 2014 as Principal of Lincoln High School in Walla Walla, WA. Under Jim’s leadership, Lincoln High School became a “Trauma Informed” school, gaining national attention due to a dramatic drop in out of school suspensions, increased graduation rates and... Read More →


Monday August 12, 2019 1:45pm - 3:00pm
314 730 3rd St, Des Moines, IA 50309, USA