Trauma & Stress, Session 2: Trauma, Triggers, & Interventions for the Classroom


Presenter: Sarah Zawaly
For: Infant & Toddler, Early Childhood, and Elementary Teachers
CPD Hours: 1.5
Available: On Demand

You have created an engaging Montessori environment for your students; however, at times this beautiful balance of freedom and structure can be disrupted. Learn why difficult behaviors may be occurring in your classroom and positive strategies to utilize when working with students who have been exposed to stress, adverse experiences, or traumatic events.

Learner Outcomes

  • Understand common triggers of challenging student behavior experience and how they affect a student’s learning.
  • Learn strategies that can be used in your classroom to help children stay calm, avoid triggers, and return to their thinking brain.
  • Begin to create an individualized intervention plan that can be used in your classroom.

Sarah Zawaly, MSW, is director of the Innovation Lab at Children, Inc., in Covington, KY, where she specializes in bringing the most innovative solutions and best practices in early education to students, teachers, and parents. As a former teacher and clinical social worker, her focus on finding practical and simple strategies to nurture childhood emotional growth has been essential to maximizing the impact on school culture and improving outcomes of those whom she serves.


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