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Tuesday Oct. 20
Trauma-Informed Pedagogy: How do I help students engage with difficult material without putting them at risk?
5 to 5:45 p.m.
Zoom link shared after registration

In this workshop, we talk through what it means to be trauma-informed and how we might create a trauma-informed space in our classrooms. First, in an asynchronous video, we’ll learn about implementable trauma-informed pedagogical practices to work into our learning spaces, ranging from small discussion sections to large online classrooms. After this overview, in a synchronous Zoom session on 10/20, we discuss specific scenarios as a group, to see how we might respond to difficult situations with a trauma-informed approach.

To learn more and self-enroll in the fall Canvas site, visit http://bit.ly/fall20tps. Once you have joined the Canvas course, you can register for a session using the Canvas Calendar function. If a session is full, it will not appear on your calendar. 

Participants who complete multiple sessions will receive a Certificate of Completion that acts as a credential demonstrating your investment in professional development to future employers.  Complete 3 sessions and upload a qualifying reflection for a Teaching Preparation Certificate; complete 7 sessions and submit a qualifying Teaching Statement for an Advanced Teaching Preparation Certificate. Please feel free to contact Laura Struve at struve@austin.utexas.edu with further questions.  We look forward to working with you!

 

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