Trauma-Informed Schools Conference

Trauma-Informed Schools Conference


Date: November 7, 2020 | Time: 9 AM - 3 PM

The 2020 Ohio Trauma-Informed Schools Conference taking place virtually on Nov. 7.     

Conference sessions will provide information and tools that help school personnel and community partners better understand the impact of trauma and how to apply trauma-informed practices at the district, building and classroom levels to best support the whole child. Virtual sessions will be led by educators, school personnel, mental health providers, community partners, medical professionals and others with competence and experience to train trauma-informed practices in schools ensuring that Every School is Trauma Informed

The Ohio Department of Education, in partnership with the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, will be offering free continuing education credits for education, social work, counseling, nursing, psychology and chemical dependency. One seat hour is 1 contact hour for educators. The continuing education application has been submitted for social work, counseling, nursing, psychology and chemical dependency.


  • Keynote Speaker I: Steve Graner, Project Director for the Neurosequential Model in Education, Session: Serving Kids Through the Lens of Neurodevelopment
  •  Keynote Speaker II: Habeebah Rasheed Grimes, Chief Executive Officer with the   Positive Education Program, Session: The Urgency of Now: Why anti-racism is essential   to the practice of trauma-informed care
Additional Topics Covered in Breakout Sessions:
  • Impact of Trauma on Brain Development and Functioning 
  • Tier I Strategies
  • Tier II and Tier III Strategies
  • Secondary Trauma and Self-Care
  • Aligning and Integrating Trauma with Other Initiatives
  • School-wide Systems for Leading Trauma Informed Schools
  • District-wide Systems for Leading Trauma Informed Schools
  • Trauma Informed Discipline Practices
  • Working with Diverse Student Populations
View Agenda Here


Office of Integrated Student Supports 
(614) 466-2945

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