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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.
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 Dramatized Scenarios
Creating a Trauma-Informed School
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.
Help for Billy ‐ Creating Trauma‐Informed Schools
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 trauma impacted students.
Families in Conflict ‐ A Dramatized Series
Families in Conflict
This unique and groundbreaking program offers numerous dramatizations including children endlessly arguing, sibling harassment, saying no, coping with tempers, confronting a child, keeping cool and many more.
Parenting the Difficult Child ‐ with Heather Forbes LCSW
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.
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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A picture is always worth a thousand words"…and that’s exactly why we have made extensive use of the Educational Impact Trauma Academy in our blended learning sessions. The feedback from St Charles County teachers was unanimous. Once they saw the online video dramatizations and associated commentary, they all gained a true understanding of how to move from theory to practice. It’s really an awesome resource!
Dr. Gerald L. Cox ‐ Clinical Psychologist Consultant, Fort Zumwalt, MO
It’s been great for our staff to be able to look at the powerful online dramatizations and see the right and wrong way to implement specific trauma-informed strategies.
James Moffett ‐ Principal, Derby Hills Elementary School, KS
This summer I was planning on attending an out of state Trauma Informed school conference. However, after checking into the hotel and travel costs along with the conference price, I decided to use Educational Impact’s Trauma Informed Online Academy. Rather than just me attending a conference, I am now able to train the entire staff.
Principal, Lincoln Elementary School, KS
I loved the videos and the opportunity to read what others are thinking. I have already used the regulated vs. dysregulated just this week!
Jennifer G. ‐ DuBray Middle School
I enjoyed these online resources. The scenarios (productive vs. non-productive) are extremely helpful and easier to visualize than power points or verbal information.
Carrie B. ‐ Dardenne Elementary School
I'm excited about seeing the growth in our students.
Jennifer Darrett ‐ Student Relations Liaison, Weldon Elementary
The fact that they're very realistic; it's just really helpful.
Leslie Coburn ‐ Principal, Pathfinder Achievement Center