Creating Trauma-Sensitive Practices

This two-session workshop focuses on enhancing the understanding, recognizing, and responding to the impact of a variety of trauma experiences. The sessions will explore the effect of trauma on brain development in youth and youth-centered practices to mediate its effect.

Participants will:

This workshop aligns with core knowledge and competencies for youth work professionals that have been developed by the National Afterschool Association (NAA) and the Ohio Afterschool Network (OAN).

The NAA core knowledge content areas addressed:

Intended Audience: program coordinators, managers, front-line youth workers