Healing Trauma and Restoring Resilience in Schools

This course takes participants deeper into the brain science of trauma and toxic stress. The polyvagal theory, epigenetics and the science of resilience is explored. The content emphasizes the importance of hope when working with at risk students. Participants learn about the SITCAP model (Structured Sensory Interventions for Traumatized Children, Adolescents, and Parents) and practice sensory based interventions from a variety of SITCAP model programs including Healing the Experience of Trauma: A Path to Resilience specific for schools. Experiential activities showcase how to process trauma, nurture, and restore resilience in students of all ages.