SEL & Mental Health

Trauma Brain (Level 2)

This course gives an advanced understanding of the brain. Including differences between “active” and “relational” based brains, trauma-related behaviors, and strategies to reach and teach trauma-impacted students so that they can re-engage in learning. Participants will learn about the range of thinking that a brain does, explore how students fit into the range of thinking, and discover healthy ways of engaging the full range of thinking.

Format: Asynchronous Learning and Coaching Duration: 8 hours Facilitator: Jim Still-Pepper

  • Introduction
  • Task 1: Playing With Your Brain
  • Envisioning
  • Task 2: Quote Reflection
  • Concepts & Content
  • Task 3a: Research and Reflect
  • Task 3b: Range of Brain
  • Task 3c: Range of Brain Video
  • Task 3d: Your teaching and the continuum(1)
  • Task 3e: Your teaching and the continuum(2)
  • Task 3f: Your teaching and the continuum(3)
  • Application
  • Task 4a: Engaging the Activity Based Learner
  • Task 4b: Engaging the Relationship Based Learner
  • Task 4c: Activity Based Learner Plan Implementation/Feedback
  • Task 4d: Relationship Based Learner Plan Implementation
  • Task 4e: Activity Based Learner Plan Implementation Reflection
  • Task 4f: Relationship Based Learner Plan Implementation Reflection
  • Course Evaluation
  • Task 5: Evaluation Survey
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed