Teaching Through the Trauma

Sunday, October 9
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM (Eastern Time)
CE: 1.0
Level 1 (basic knowledge/experience)
Activity Code: 170460


Across the nation, students’ lives have been unsettled by the global pandemic, national disruptions, and regional and personal events. This interactive session will discuss trauma-informed pedagogy and analyze how it can be used to shape teaching and and learning environments that promote student success. Presenters will discuss trauma-informed instruction, including tips and techniques for managing trauma, stress, and anxiety in and out of the classroom that both student and instructor can use.

Learning Objectives:

  • Apply the principles the trauma-informed pedagogy to your classroom instruction
  • Provide grounding and settling practices for both instructor and student to use in a classroom or virtual setting during a trauma response
  • Identify the do’s and don’ts when a student is having a trauma response in your course

Performance Indicators:

  • 2.1.2 Identifies and addresses barriers to effective communication.
  • 9.3.2 Develops a variety of learning activities based on a plan of action and the needs of individuals, groups, communities and populations.
  • 9.2.1 Evaluates learning needs of individuals and target groups.