• Trauma professional development

    All leaders    |    Deadline: February 2   

    City Schools, in conjunction with the City of Baltimore, is offering professional development training on how to identify and address trauma, and assist in maintaining stability in communities, while providing emotional supports.

    Tuesday, February 2
    4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
    (Doors open at 3:30 p.m. and the learning session begins promptly at 4:00 p.m.)

    Professional Development Center (Auditorium)
    2500 E. Northern Parkway
    Baltimore, MD 21214
    Registration via the Professional Growth System
    Please allow ample time for parking and registration and please bring your City Schools’ issued laptop.

    The “Trauma Informed Care” initiative is to provide training to all City Schools employees to support their work in schools and is sponsored by the Baltimore City Health Department and the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This session will provide an overview of trauma including:
    • What is trauma? 
    • What impact does trauma have on the individual and their ability to be ready and able to perform in school? 
    • What should a school leader know to recognize the signs of trauma? 
    • How do you support students, staff, and families, at the school level, when they experience trauma?
    For questions, please email Jim Padden in the Academics Office.