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Thursday, November 4 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Why They Should All be Trauma-Invested Spaces

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Why should I care about trauma?
Great question!
You can't learn if you don't feel safe as we all learned from Abraham Maslow. Understanding how trauma could be affecting your students will allow you to make them feel safer, which in turn, will allow them to have far greater access to the education you are offering to them.
I will explain the impact of trauma on the brain, how it can manifest in your schools, why you should commit to crating trauma-informed spaces, and strategies and resources to help you become more trauma-invested.
The best part is that trauma-invested practices help every student!

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Rebekah Blaisdell Simays

Correctional Educator, Community High School of Vermont
I am a Correctional Educator at the Community High School of Vermont. I have worked in Vermont schools for the past seventeen years. I have endorsements in English/Language Arts and Social Studies, and I have taught grades 5-12 and adults. I have a master’s degree in secondary education... Read More →

Thursday November 4, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
Gateway II