Trauma-Sensitive Leadership: Empowering Catholic Administrators to Create Safe and Supportive Learning Environments

Transform your schools and district into places of safety, respect, and understanding.

In today’s challenging educational landscape, understanding and addressing trauma is vital for creating nurturing environments where students can thrive. The workshop “Trauma-Sensitive Leadership: Empowering Catholic Administrators to Create Safe and Supportive Learning Environments,” is an essential session for any leader dedicated to fostering emotional healing and resilience in schools.

Key Workshop Features:

Expert Guidance by Dr. Lori Bryden: With over 38 years in educational leadership, Dr. Bryden specializes in special education and trauma-informed practices, making her uniquely equipped to lead this workshop.
Deep Dive into Trauma Awareness: Participants will gain a robust understanding of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and learn to identify signs of trauma, such as anxiety, detachment, and behavioral changes.
Practical Application: Learn through a phased approach how to implement a school-wide, trauma-sensitive environment tailored to the unique needs of your institution.
Evidence-Based Strategies: Explore classroom strategies that foster a safe environment, build trust, and encourage positive relationships among students and staff.

Who Should Attend?

This workshop is designed for Catholic education administrators, student support services, HR professionals, diversity and inclusion specialists, curriculum directors, and wellness coordinators who are looking to enhance their leadership capabilities and create more inclusive school environments.

Workshop Format:

This one-day, six-hour workshop can be attended in-person for an engaging, interactive experience or online for convenience and accessibility.

Morning Session: Introduction to trauma fundamentals, understanding how trauma-informed approaches align with Catholic Social Teachings, and interactive activities to identify trauma signs.
Afternoon Session: Hands-on development of strategies for creating a trauma-sensitive school environment and integrating trauma-informed practices in classrooms using the Neuro-Sequential Model.

Join us for a transformative day of learning and leave equipped with actionable insights and strategies to foster a supportive and responsive educational environment in your school.

Enhance your leadership, ensure student well-being, and build a community where every child is understood and valued.