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HASP webinar series: Responding to Trauma and Creating Trauma Sensitive Schools

  • 14 Jul 2020
  • 8:30 AM - 12:15 PM
  • ZOOM- link will be emailed 1 day prior to event


  • Must be signed into your member account to continue. You will receive FREE CPDs if you're present for the whole event.
  • Does NOT receive CPDs. Please join HASP or login into your account if you need credits for this event.

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Session Description: 

This session will review how schools can respond to trauma that students have and are currently experiencing. We will discuss the role of school psychologists in support of the creation of trauma sensitive schools including the use of universal screening, school-wide systems of support and evidence-based practices to prevent and respond to trauma at tier 1, tier 2 and tier 3.

Session Objectives:

1. Participant will learn about the impact of trauma on student’s emotional and academic development.

2. Participants will learn about a variety of evidence-based practices to prevent and address trauma in children.

3. Participants will review the components of a school-wide plan to prevent and respond to trauma.

Session Resources:

● How Trauma is Changing Children’s Brains http://neatoday.org/2016/05/17/trauma-and-children/

● Child Trauma Toolkit for Educators: https://www.nctsn.org/resources/child-trauma-toolkit-educators

● Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pdf/preventingACES.pdf


Andria Amador, Ed.D.,  NCSP, is the Senior  Director of Behavioral Health Services for the Boston Public Schools (BPS).  Andria has dedicated her career to urban school psychology and began her career as a school psychologist before becoming an administrator.  Andria, along with her staff and partners, have developed the Comprehensive Behavioral Health Model (CBHM).  CBHM is a multi-tiered system of supports designed to support the behavioral health needs of students across a continuum of prevention, early-intervention and intensive services.  Implementation of CBHM requires BPS school psychologists to expand their scope of service delivery to include all NASP Domains of Practice.  Andria had the pleasure of serving as the Past President of the Massachusetts School Psychology Association.  She is also the coordinator of the NASP Supervision Interest Group and is the Chair of the NASP Practice Model Committee.

*Note: Each participant is required to register on their own. For CPD participants, in order to receive CPDs you must have your video on and be present during the presentation. Please make sure your internet options will allow for this. Members earn free CPDs for all events. CPDs are NOT available to non-members.

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