Supporting Students in the School Who Have Experienced Trauma: Integrating Sensory, Regulation, and Relationship
Overview: This presentation will provide an explanation of the effects of toxic stress on school performance and a framework of how to provide multifaceted sensory-based relational supports within the schools to facilitate regulation. This presentation will advance the knowledge of those in attendance in the area of trauma and will empower them to move forward to develop programming for this population when they return to their own schools.
Participants will be able to describe how having experienced trauma in childhood can affect school performance;
Participants will be able to articulate collaborative supports which help facilitate regulation for the child that has experienced trauma;
Participants will be able to identify what multifaceted programming occupational therapy practitioners can provide for this population in the schools.