FELLOWSHIP

 
THE CONNECTED KIDS & DR. BARBARA SORRELS
FELLOWSHIP IN TRAUMA-RESPONSIVE EDUCATION

Effecting change and bringing hope and healing to teachers and children

Trauma-responsive practice for classroom teachers

Understanding the impact of trauma on development systems and the implications for classroom practice

WHO IS IT FOR:

Preschool & Elementary-level educators and principals

*Must attend as a cohort: 1 administrator & 2 teachers

WHEN:

June 21-23, 2021

June 29-30, 2021

THE EXPERIENCE:

Continuous connections to the everyday classroom and the real issues educators face daily.

Case studies, vignettes, play plans, whole group/mini/small group lessons, anxiety balls, and more!

PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN TO:
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the core principles of child development and the impact of trauma on the physical, social/emotional and cognitive domains of development.

  • Understand their own developmental history and how it impacts day-to-day functioning in the classroom.

  • Have a plan for personal growth and self-care.

  • Design and implement a plan for creating a trauma-responsive classroom that includes environmental. preventative and in-the-moment strategies.

  • Develop and implement a toolbox of strategies for responsding to behavior challenges.

CORE KNOWLEDGE:
  • Principles of Brain Development       

  • The Attachment Process

  • The Cognitive Impact of Trauma

  • Self-Regulation and Executive Function

  • Teachers as Agents of Change

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REQUIREMENTS & FEES

REQUIREMENTS
 

  • Schools teams & principal participation to ensure in-house support and accountability to new learning. 

  • See below

FEES
 

  • $5,000 per cohort/team which includes 1 principal / 2 teachers

 

Upon registration and acceptance, we will contact you to determine payment method and/or payment schedule.

BY REGISTERING, YOU CONFIRM YOUR COMMITMENT TO THE FOLLOWING:

  1. Attending the entire fellowship on June 21-23 & June 29-30, 2021.

  2. Reading introductory articles that will be provided before the training

  3. Participation in pre and post assessments that will be administered before and after the fellowship to assess effectiveness of training.  These will be anonymously administered.  

  4. 2 site visits in my classroom/school

  5. 2 additional 1-day residencies with my entire co-hort.

  6. Hour-long webinars to develop problem solving skills monthly.

  7. Implementation of a teacher action research project in which I implement at least one trauma responsive strategy and collect data on the effectiveness of such strategy.  (Dr. Sorrels and her team will be available for support)

 
ABOUT US

Connected Kids is dedicated to helping educators and advocates understand and nurture children in crisis. Through innovative training programs we provide education with hands-on application on child development and trauma. 

CONTACT

918-951-0738

10026-A South Mingo Rd #279

Tulsa, Oklahoma 74133

contact@connectedkids.org

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