Part 1: The Essential Messages of Trauma Responsive Practices
Ruth Brown, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Professor, The Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics at Virginia Commonwealth University
What does it mean to be trauma-informed and trauma-responsive, and how do these concepts apply to children with special education needs? In this first session of a three-part webcast series, we will discuss the Essential Messages of a trauma-responsive practice as defined by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. As part of this series, you will develop a personal trauma-responsive action plan so you can identify how to apply these concepts in the classroom right away
Bio: Dr. Ruth Brown, Ph.D., is a Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Professor at the Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics at Virginia Commonwealth University. Her work focuses on the use of evidence-based assessment for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to improve the detection, prevention, and treatment of traumatic stress, anxiety, and depression.