Creating Trauma Sensitive Schools Conference: Parent Track

A Conference-Within-A-Conference for Parents & Caregivers

Building Resilience & Improving Children's Outcomes
February 15-18, 2021

New This Year – Parent & Caregiver Track

Our “conference-within-a-conference” focuses on trauma-informed, attachment-focused parenting & caregiving, often called Connected Parenting or Therapeutic Parenting. 

Your $150 registration includes the four (4) keynotes, Dr. van der Kolk’s presentation and 12 workshop choices designed with parents and caregivers in mind.   The Parenting Track also includes the special event of your choice and ongoing access to workshop recordings for 90 days.

Parents & Caregivers are Our Children's Healing Agents!

Featured Speakers

Tina Bryson

Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.

The Power of Showing Up

Billy Kaplan

Billy Kaplan, LCSW

Parenting in SPACE: Therapeutic Parenting in the Pandemic Age

Tif Junker

Tif Junker

Creating a Community of Care around Your Child with Relational Mentors

Ce Eshelman

Ce Eshelman, LMFT

A Coherent Narrative is the Best Self-Care for Parents

ginger healy

Ginger Healy, LCSW

PATH Parenting: Putting Therapeutic Parenting in Perspective

Parenting Track Session Schedule

(All times shown are Eastern Standard Time – ET)

Monday, February 15, 2021

11:00 am – 12:30 pm Keynote: Teaching During a Pandemic,  Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.
12:30 – 1:00 pm Break
1:00-2:30 pm Workshop Session 1

  • The Power of Showing Up – Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.,    
  • Trauma and the Healing Power of Empathy- Kelley Munger, Ph.D.

2:35 – 3:20 pm Afternoon Special Events & Exhibit Hall (various sessions)

3:30 – 5:00pm – SPECIAL GUEST: Dr. Bessel van der Kolk
7 pm – 9 pm Evening Special Events (various sessions)

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

8:00 – 10:45 am Morning Special Events (various 45-minute sessions)

11:00 am – 12:30 pm Keynote:   The State of The Black Child,  Ingrid Cockhren, M.Ed.

12:30 – 1:00 pm Break
1:00- 2:30 pm Workshop Session 2 

  • Parenting in SPACE: Therapeutic Parenting in the Pandemic Age, Billy Kaplan, LCSW 
  • Prevention and Healing a School-Wide Movement, Allison Morgan, OTL

2:35 – 3:20 pm Afternoon Special Events & Exhibit Hall (various sessions)
3:30 – 5:00 pm Workshop Session 3

  • PATH Parenting – Ginger Healy, LCSW and Julie Beem

7:00 -9:00 pm Evening Special Events (various sessions)

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

8:00- 10:45 am Morning Special Events (various 45-minute sessions)

11:00 am – 12:30 pm Keynote: The Intersection where Culturally Competent and Trauma-Informed Schools Meet, Melissa Sadin, Ed.D.
12:30 – 1:00 pm Break
1:00 – 2:30 pm Workshop Session 4

  • Creating a Community of Care Around Your Child, Tif Junker 
  • Stress Less with a Brain- Body Technique: Emotional Freedom Technique (Tapping), Tijana Coso 
  • Restoring the Building Blocks of Learning, Jessica Sinarski, LPCMH

2:35- 3:20 pm Afternoon Special Events & Exhibit Hall (various sessions)
3:30 – 5:00 pm Workshop Session 5

  • A Coherent Narrative is the Best Self-Care for Parents, Ce Eshelman, LMFT

7:00 – 9:00 pm Marketplace Showcase

Thursday, February 18, 2021

8:00 – 10:45 am Morning Special Events (various 45-minute sessions)
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Keynote:  The Relationship Between Challenging Behaviors and Childhood Trauma,  Mona Delahooke, Ph.D.
12:30 – 1:00 pm Break
1:00 – 2:30 pm Workshop Session 6

  • A More Integrative Approach to Sensory Regulation, Ashley Wagner, OTD, OTR/L 
  • Using Children’s Stories to Create Resiliency, Tracey Leonard, MA

2:35 – 3:20 pm Afternoon Special Events & Exhibit Hall (various sessions)

3:30 – 5:00 pm Workshop Session 7

  • Parent Panel

Need a scholarship?

 Up to 50 full and partial scholarships are available, through the generous support of the Conrad N. Hilton FoundationPlease apply below by December 15, 2020.

ATN 2021 CTSS Conference
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Thanks to the generosity of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, ATN is able to award 50 scholarships for parents and caregivers to attend ATN's 2021 Virtual Conference on Creating Trauma-Sensitive Schools.  

This year, ATN has created a "conference-within-a-conference" focused on trauma-informed, attachment-focused caregiving.  Parent registration includes the four (4) keynotes, Dr. van der Kolk’s presentation, and 12 workshop choices designed with parents and caregivers in mind. The Parenting Track also includes the special event of your choice and ongoing access to workshop recordings for 90 days. 

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