April 3, 2020
Thank you to all who joined the Center for Partnership Studies on April 2, 2020 for Trauma-Sensitive Schools: Shifting to Partnership in Education and Society—a timely online dialogue with Dr. Mary Crnobori, BCBA, Khayree Bey, BBSc, M.Ed. and Dr. Riane Eisler.
Mary and Khayree shared on-the-ground stories about their work implementing effective, compassionate, trauma-sensitive practices at all levels in public school systems, from whole-district initiatives to classroom-based strategies. They shared resources to help you join the trauma-informed movement in your classroom, school or district. Riane Eisler showed how the emerging field of trauma-sensitive practices in schools is a crucial way to ignite broader societal shifts that move us away from domination systems and toward partnership systems that support equity, peace, and well-being.
Watch the video:
- Intergenerational trauma and the roots of domination systems
- The neuroscience of stress in domination systems
- Trauma-sensitive schools: Models for district- and school-wide approaches
- Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and school success: the latest research
- How to support healthy self-regulation in educators and students
- Mindfulness practices in schools
- How healthy schools are a foundation for partnership cultures
Educator Resources from Riane Eisler:
- Resources for Educators
- Excerpts from Tomorrow’s Children
- Caring Family Policy Agenda
- Children’s Bill of Rights
Educator, Parent and Community Resources from Mary Crnobori and Khayree Bey:
- Resources for Trauma-Sensitive Practices
- Mr. Bey Full Resource List
- Mindfulness With Your Child
- Family Schedule Templates
- Check Ins with Your Child
- Calming Strategies
All registrants will receive the full session video link and Resources Packet.
Questions: Contact Ann
Hosted by the Center for Partnership Studies
Trauma-Sensitive Schools: Responding to COVID-19
In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, many schools are closing for weeks or longer and we know that students, parents and communities are in need of informed and inspiring support. In the March 19, 2020 webinar Trauma-Sensitive Schools: Responding to COVID-19, Riane Eisler, Mary Crnobori and Khayree Bey— addressed how we can better care for our families and school communities in the coming weeks.
Watch the video:
Educator, Parent and Community Resources from Mary Crnobori and Khayree Bey
School communities, educators and families are responding to COVID-19 by working together in partnership to find creative local solutions. Here are resources including trauma-sensitive practices that will support your children:
- Trauma-Sensitive Schools: Responding to COVID-19
- Resources for Talking with Youth and Children about Coronavirus
Mary Crnobori, coordinator of Trauma-Informed Schools for the 169-school Metro Nashville Public School District, will share how she is working at the district level to raise awareness of childhood and intergenerational trauma, using a collective impact framework to promote system-wide change and implementation of school-wide trauma-sensitive practices, and collaborate with police and other community agencies to support students experiencing traumatic events. Watch Mary Crnobori at TEDx Vanderbilt University: Why All Schools Should be Trauma Informed.
Khayree Bey, 2019 SHAPE Delaware’s Health Teacher of the Year, will share how he is implementing an equity-based trauma-informed approach in his classroom based on the art of mindfulness, Kemetic yoga and other self-care practices, and how he is teaching other teachers, community and staff to do the same. Khayree serves on Colonial School District’s Educators of Color committee which focuses on equity and the underrepresented population in teaching by recruiting, assisting, and maintaining educators of color. Watch Khayree Bey on Colonial School District’s October edition of Keeping up with Colonial.
Riane Eisler, founder of the Center for Partnership Studies and author of Nurturing Our Humanity: How Domination and Partnership Shape Our Brains, Lives, and Future, will explain how the implementation of trauma-sensitive practices in schools is an essential lever for the systemic cultural shift away from relationships of domination and toward relations of partnership. Riane Eisler is an internationally known as a systems scientist and attorney pioneering the human rights of women and children. Learn more about Riane Eisler’s work.
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