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Healing Trauma & Restoring Resilience in Schools

On Demand

Pre-requisites: Trauma Informed Resilient Schools and Resetting for Resilience 

This course takes participants deeper into the brain science of trauma and toxic stress. The polyvagal theory, epigenetics and the science of resilience is explored. The content emphasizes the importance of hope when working with at risk and traumatized students. Participants learn about the SITCAP® model (Structured Sensory Interventions for Traumatized Children, Adolescents and Parents) and practice sensory based interventions from a variety of SITCAP® model programs including Healing the Experience of Trauma: A Path to Resilience specific for schools. Experiential activities showcase how to process trauma, nurture and restore resilience in students of all ages.  

The Healing Trauma and Restoring Resilience in Schools Guidebook is included and can be downloaded from the course.

This course contains much of the same content from Healing the Experience of Trauma: A Path to Resilience online course, but has been adapted for school professionals. Many activities are included.  

Learning Objectives

Participant will be able to:

  • Name and describe the two branches of the parasympathetic nervous system.
  • Discuss the polyvagal theory as it relates to trauma and resilience.
  • Name at least one reason epigenetics is important to trauma practitioners.
  • Identify the main components of the SITCAP model. 
  • Discuss how safety is maintained when implementing the SITCAP model.
  • Identify how exposure is connected to body sensations. 
  • Name at least five questions to help create a trauma or resilience theme narrative. 
  • Provide at least one example of cognitive reframing.
  • Discuss how the SITCAP model restores the universal needs of youth.
  • Identify at least three examples of sensory based interventions for students in the school setting.  

Please Note:

This course takes approximately 6-hours to complete. You do not have to complete it in one sitting. Once you purchase this course you will have access to it for 1-year (365 days). You must complete it in that time period. You may renew it for another year for an additional fee if necessary.

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