Upcoming Trauma-Sensitive Schools Trainings You Should Know About

Upcoming Trauma-Sensitive Schools Trainings You Should Know About

Now that summer is almost here, educators everywhere may have time to learn more about trauma-informing their schools.  These upcoming trainings at various places around the country are taking place this summer and hosted by organizations/individuals ATN knows to be trauma-informed educators.


June 27-28, 2018 – 20 Things Kids with Trauma Wish Their Teachers Knew – a Trauma-Informed Mini-Conference with Dr. Melissa Sadin in Bridgewater, NJ.  Learn more and register here:  http://www.traumasensitive.com/

July 15-17, 2018 – Ms. Jen’s 2018 Level 1 Trauma-Sensitive Schools Training – Cedar Falls, IA. Learn more and register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ms-jens-2018-level-1-trauma-sensitive-schools-training-tickets-45672806594

July 30 – August 1, 2018 – The Regulated Classroom:  “Bottom Up” Trauma-Informed Instruction – 3-Day Camp Intensive  in Hancock, NH  http://herethisnow.org/workshops/#regulatedclassroom

Please Note:  None of these events/trainings is directly affiliated with the Attachment & Trauma Network’s Creating Trauma-Sensitive Schools Program.  For more information on ATN’s program visit our website.

Also – mark your calendars for our 2nd Annual Conference on Creating Trauma-Sensitive Schools, February 17-19, 2019 in Washington DC.  Our call for workshops is open through June 30, 2018.

Julie has been ATN's Executive Director since 2009. She joined the organization in 2004 after finding incredible support from fellow ATNers when she was searching for answers about her own daughter's early childhood trauma and attachment disorders. Julie leads a staff of passionate professionals and acts as spokesperson for the organization. Prior to ATN, Julie was the president of a marketing and communications consultancy, The Epiphany Group, and has over two decades of experience in professional services marketing, strategic planning and communication strategies. As a graduate of Partners in Policymaking and through personal experience, Julie has garnered a great deal of experience in the areas of special education, school issues, and disabilities advocacy. A published author, Julie wrote a chapter in the EMK Press Adoption Parenting book and was the special needs blogger at Adoptionblogs.com for two years. She frequently presents workshops on attachment and trauma to local and national groups. Email Julie. Julie holds an MBA from Avila College in Kansas City and was a Certified Professional Services Marketer. Julie, and her husband Dave, are parents to four (bio, step and adoptive), including their youngest daughter, adopted from China. This daughter’s attachment difficulties and developmental trauma disorder have changed their lives significantly…in amazing ways.