The past two years have been so very challenging.  As we start yet another school year, we know that we’ve seen an increase in stress-related/trauma-related behaviors.  The focus on “managing” behavior in many schools is failing children and the educators who …

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Updated Pandemic Policy for ATN’s In-Person CTSS Conference This week, ATN’s Board of Directors set the policy for #TSS2022ATN.  All In-Person Conference activities will follow this policy. More information will follow regarding uploading of vaccination information. Download Policy Text HERE …

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Attendees at the 5th Annual Creating Trauma-Sensitive Schools Conference have the opportunity to give to other educators and classrooms in the Houston area AND create a calm kit for themselves at our “Calm Kits in the Community” Project on Sunday, …

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February 20-25, 2022 Registration is OPEN for both the In-Person (in Houston, TX) and Virtual portions of this conference. Sponsors & Exhibitors…we have so many opportunities to reach the thousands of educators involved in our conference. Join us on Sunday …

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Through the passage of three stimulus bills in 2020 and 2021, Congress provided over $190B in relief funding to the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER) – $122B coming through the latest act:  American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).  …

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The Attachment & Trauma Network (ATN) is pleased to launch our Professional Development Collaborative (PD Collaborative), a highly talented group of trauma-informed educational experts available to provide PD training, consultation and support to school districts and organizations embarking on becoming …

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Thank you for the conference… This Mom can’t say thank you enough for the Trauma Sensitive Schools Conference in February 2021. What a great experience to join with others who are passionate about finding answers, having hard conversations, and learning …

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It began at TSS In February 2021, I had the honor of moderating Dyane Carrere’s session, “A New Way to Respond to Challenging Behavior: The Re-Set Process” at ATN’s virtual Trauma-Sensitive Schools (TSS) conference. Carrere’s approach to and heart for …

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A new book for trauma-sensitive educators Returning to school this year has been stressful for school leaders, educators, families, and students, whether they’re engaged in face-to-face, distance, or hybrid learning. My new e-book Supporting Students and Staff After COVID-19 is a …

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