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Thursday, November 11 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Building Trauma-Sensitive Schools: How to Help Students Get Regulated

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In this session facilitated by Jen Alexander, an experienced educator, trauma expert, and the author of bestselling Building Trauma-Sensitive Schools, teachers and other leaders will briefly review what trauma is and how it can impact youth. Specifically, Ms. Jen will help participants differentiate between regulated and dysregulated arousal states. She will also introduce and give participants her River of Feelings visual, which is a practical tool for youth of all ages. Come to learn about this visual and leave prepared to help yourself and all youth get regulated as part of trauma-informed social and emotional learning within a multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS).

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Jen Alexander

Consultant, Ms. Jen Alexander Consulting
Jen Alexander is an experienced trauma-informed educator, school counselor, expert on childhood trauma, national speaker, and consultant. She is also the author of Building Trauma-Sensitive Schools and Supporting Students and Staff After COVID-19. Known by children and adults alike... Read More →

Thursday November 11, 2021 1:30pm - 2:30pm CST
Hawthorne 2