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Reaching and Teaching Children Exposed to Trauma

Reaching and Teaching Children Exposed to Trauma with Dr. Barbara Sorrels

School leaders and teachers are invited to this two-day training of understanding trauma and developing strategies for stronger classroom and learning environments for trauma-exposed students.


Dr. Barbara is Executive Director of The Institute for Childhood Education, professional development and consulting firm for those who live and work with children. She is the author of the 2015 bestseller, Reaching and Teaching Children Exposed to Trauma –a resource of tools and strategies to help educators connect with harmed children and start them on the path to healing. Dr. Sorrels offers practical strategies that caregivers need to help children. 

Participants will gain a stronger understanding of the systems, approaches, and processes that allow children at any age to progress in learning and achieve skills for a successful, nurturing school experience. 

Participants can choose between in-person or live, synchronous training via Zoom with Dr. Sorrels. Partipants will also receive a copy of the book Reaching and Teaching Children Exposed to Trauma by Dr. Barbara Sorrels.

This two-day training will be offered:
September 21-22, 2022 (CCOSA OKC Office)
October 25-26, 2022 (K20 Center, Norman)
April 13-14, 2023 (K20 Center, Norman)

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