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The Trauma-Informed Online Academy

A COMPREHENSIVE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

The Trauma-Informed Online Academy

Learn to help your most challenging students:

  • Understand the impact of ACEs on learning, mental health and stress
  • Observe real classroom scenarios
  • See how to respond to students' needs rather than react
  • Create a new school culture focused on self-regulation and connection
  • Gain strategies you can use today
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Heather T. Forbes, LCSW

Training your entire staff is easy.

One and done workshops just aren’t enough to create real change in our schools. That’s why I’ve put so much time and energy into working with Educational Impact to develop more than 50 hours of online videos and courses for school wide trauma-informed training.
- Heather T. Forbes, LCSW

Follow a step-by-step sequence for easy implementation:

The implementation of a trauma-informed approach requires a profound paradigm shift that deepens and unfolds over time. Organizations move through stages as they strive to meet students' needs and become fully trauma informed.

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Stage 1

Basic Track


TRAUMA 1

ACEs and Trauma Awareness

TRAUMA 2

Dysregulation

TRAUMA 3

Don't React, Respond!
(elementary & secondary versions available)

TRAUMA 4

Just Breathe: Practical Self‐Regulation Strategies

TRAUMA 5

Scenarios
(elementary & secondary versions available)
Stage 2

Advanced Track


TRAUMA 6

Restorative Justice – Responsibility, Healing and Hope

TRAUMA 7

Circle Up for Conflict Resolution

TRAUMA 8

Transforming Your Environment

TRAUMA 9

Communicating & Connecting

TRAUMA 10

Understanding Violent Behavior

 

 

Stage 4

Administrator Track


TRAUMA-ADMIN A

Becoming Trauma-Aware

TRAUMA-ADMIN B

Preparing for Change

TRAUMA-ADMIN C

Changing School Culture

TRAUMA-ADMIN D

Developing Staff & Skills for Intervention

TRAUMA-ADMIN E

Moving Forward as a Trauma-Informed School
Stage 3

Parent Track


PARENTS 1

Help for Billy

PARENTS 2

Parenting Beyond Consequences, Logic & Control

PARENTS 3

Families in Conflict

PLUS 50 hours of video

         

powered by Educational Impact 

The Trauma-Informed Conference “On-Demand”

Captured on video and at your fingertips are the top presenters from around the nation who have presented important content ranging from classroom techniques to administrative policies to building strong trauma-informed teams, and more!

Creating a Trauma-Informed School

Video Dramatizations
These realistic dramatizations show both unproductive and the productive trauma‐informed approach to intervening in difficult situations with students. Extensive commentary from Heather Forbes accompanies each scenario to debrief and analyze classroom strategies.

Help for Billy

Based on Heather Forbes’ best selling book, this program will help you understand the trauma-informed approach and why students do the things they do from a developmental and neuropsychological perspective. Learn how to reach your most challenging students.

Families in Conflict

Video Dramatizations
This unique and groundbreaking program offers numerous dramatizations including children endlessly arguing about everything, managing sibling harassment, saying no to your child, coping with tempers, confronting a child about poor grades, keeping cool and many more.

Parenting the Difficult Child

In this popular video program, you will see Heather hosting one of her practical and emotional parent workshops. Learn about parenting with acceptance, the negative loop of trying to change behavior and how to start over by asking the right questions.

All programs have been created in coordination with the Beyond Consequences Institute and Heather T. Forbes, LCSW.

Heather T. Forbes, LCSW

DESIGNED & HOSTED BY:
HEATHER T. FORBES, LCSW

Heather T. Forbes is an internationally published author who has published seven books as well as numerous articles. She speaks around the world helping teachers and educators understand how to deal with difficult and severe behaviors due to the impact of trauma. Coming from a family of educators, Forbes has a heart for children in the classroom and for finding ways to teach the child that seems “unteachable.”

 

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Contact us today and make your school trauma-informed.

(800) 859‐2793 x203

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Discuss pricing and implementation with one of our integration specialists.

 


In the heat of the moment, will you know how to respond?

Watching videos of classroom
scenarios will show you
what to do and what NOT to do
when a student…

disrespects a teacher

...disrespects a teacher

becomes aggressive

...becomes aggressive

refuses to put a phone away

...refuses to put a phone away

is being a class clown

...is being a class clown

runs out of class

...runs out of class

misbehaves for a sub

...misbehaves for a substitute

 

Why schools the Trauma-Informed Online Academy

Ray Lozano - Principal, Weldon Elementary School
Heather has a way of really connecting with her audience…. I think the enthusiasm only she can bring is there for us all the time.
Ray Lozano ‐ Principal, Weldon Elementary

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How It Works


Implementation Steps ‐ easy as 1‐2‐3

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1

Set Up

  • EI enrolls your schools and sets up courses
  • Schedule a quick administrator tour
  • Your staff receives a "Getting Started" email with their username, password and instructions
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2

Launch

  • Log in at your next staff meeting
  • Choose a course from the drop down box
  • Complete an assignment together
  • Establish timelines / expectations / schedules for learning
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3

Monitor

  • Use the Group Leader Dashboard to check progress and read learner reviews
  • Stay up to date. EI is always adding new courses and content. Be sure to get the latest and greatest added to your subscription.

Embed these videos into your College of Education courses.

A perfect fit for:

  • Education Psychology
  • Special Education
  • Counseling
  • Social Work
  • Behavior Management
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