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Thursday, February 25 • 9:00am - Friday, March 12 • 3:00pm
Designing Your Classroom Through the Lens of Trauma

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Research has shown prenatal and childhood trauma can actually change the physiology of the brain and can lead to the creation of unique neural pathways. This can greatly affect the way children interact with the world around them. In this session you will learn exactly what trauma is and what kinds of behaviours it might lead to. You will leave with practical tools you can use immediately which help create new neuro pathways in the brain of the child and provide hope for positive change.

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Ingrid Rust

Design Your Class Through the Lens of Trauma
Ingrid Rust is a mother of 6 children. (3 biological children who are married, a 16-year-old kinship placement, and two adopted children, aged 3 and 5) and is also a grandmother of 2. Ingrid and her husband, Murray, have fostered children in the Edmonton area for 8 years. She has... Read More →

Dr. Tami Masterson

Design Your Class Through the Lens of Trauma
Dr. Tami Masterson was a registered nurse and worked in emergency medicine prior to completing her Pediatrics residency training at the University of Alberta in 2005. Since graduation her practice has focused on the care of vulnerable children and in 2011 her practice moved from the... Read More →

Thursday February 25, 2021 9:00am - Friday March 12, 2021 3:00pm MST
Pre-recorded Session