Stay tuned for the upcoming 2020 October Summit!
NASW-PA Chapter is a co-sponsor of this workshop. 1.5 each session up to 10.5 CEUs will be awarded for completion of this course. NASW has been designated as a pre-approved provider of professional continuing education for Social Workers (Section 47.36), Marriage and Family Therapists (Section 48.36) and Professional Counselors (Section 49.36) by the PA State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors.
If you are requesting PA credits approved by NASW-PA for Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Professional Counselors, please email Alicia Newkam at email@example.com for an evaluation packet for PA license. You will evaluate each session and send the packet along with CEU payment ($15 for members of NASW and $25 for non-members) directly to NASW-PA following the instructions in the packet.
Your attendance will be confirmed by the Virtual Admission Roster that will be used in place of the on site Sign-In Sheet for in-person events.
Summit Professional Development Series
Workshop #1 - Trauma as an Impediment to Academic and Social Performance:
Preparing to Serve Children Through a Trauma- Informed Lens
This presentation provides an understanding of trauma as an impediment to academic and social performance. It defines trauma, shares risk factors associated with the occurrence of trauma, demonstrates the ways in which trauma impedes school performance, and provides insights into non-clinical approaches that mitigate trauma as an impediment to school performance.
Workshop #2 - The Power of Relationships
More Joy, Less Stress!
The Relational Bank Account: Investing in Positive Teacher-Student Relationships
Relationships in schools have a profound impact on the well-being, achievement, and retention of both students and teachers. Despite their critical importance, most teachers receive little to no training on how to develop positive relationships with their students. In this interactive workshop, participants will learn about The Relational Bank Account, a theoretical framework for developing stronger relationships with students. Participants in this session will have opportunities to practice specific relational skills that are relevant for every classroom. Finally, participants will learn about the real-time, relational skills coaching program that is strengthening teacher-student relationships and improving work satisfaction for teachers.
Workshop #3 - The Impact of Stress on Learning
Educators in a trauma-informed setting must fully understand the impacts of trauma in a developing student brain, as it relates to the ability of a student to learn. This session will review the impacts of trauma on student growth and how complex trauma and PTS symptoms impede in a young person's ability to function in the classroom. This session will discuss best practices for creating trauma-informed learning spaces and how a trauma-informed approach to teaching can have profound impact on a child's ability to grow, despite their trauma.
Workshop #4 - Secondary Trauma
Secondary Trauma, or Secondary Traumatic Stress (STS), is the effect that exposure to another’s trauma can have on someone else, whether a bystander, friend, family member, professional caregiver, or one who is in close or distant proximity. The focus of this workshop is on educators, or those whose exposure to the trauma of others occurs while providing a service in the workplace. Essential to mitigating the effects of Secondary Trauma is self-care, or purposefully engaging in activities or experiences demonstrated to create emotional safety and effect calm, and ideally, securing institutional or organizational resiliency programming.
Workshop #6 - Racial-Trauma in Schools
Race-based stressors that are experienced by People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) individuals cannot be ignored. Attendees will receive an unbiased explanation of racial-trauma, explore how it exist in our schools, and learn what teachers can do to mitigate these stressors when witnessed - whether you are an ally, bystander, or an ethnic minority. This presentation also includes an activity that explains the complexity of race-based stress and another that promotes an understanding of privilege without promoting a sense of shame in non-minority members.
TIEC is an Approved Professional Education Provider through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education - Act 48 Credits
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