What Does It Take to Lead a Trauma-Informed School?

The COVID-19 crisis caused schools to abruptly close without preparation for ongoing instruction or knowing when schools would reopen. As a result of schools closing across the country students and staff have been exposed to trauma. We find ourselves living in a time of anxiety and uncertainly. How do we address the mental health and wellness of students and staff prior to and after returning to brick and mortar school buildings?

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Presenters

Dr. Melissa W. Sadin
Director of Special Education; Member, Board of Directors, Attachment & Trauma Network

Harrison Bailey
Principal, Liberty High School, Bethlehem Area School District, PA

Nikolas Tsamoutalidis
Assistant Principal, Liberty High School, Bethlehem Area School District, PA

Cat Davis
Drama Therapist; Director, Miss Kendra Program for the Foundation for Arts & Trauma

Chris Oji
Principal, Willow Lane Elementary, White Bear Public Schools, MN