This workshop will provide you with a decolonized, trauma informed approach to integrating trauma informed practice into your classroom. The workshop will begin with a description of what trauma informed practice is, while providing practical applications you can use to simplify and support trauma informed teaching, relationship building, and classroom management.
Jen uses she/her pronouns, identifies as Indigiqueer and is of Anishinaabe and mixed European ancestry. She has been a guest to the W̱SÁNEĆ territories since 2018; she grew up in Treaty 13 territory also known as Toronto. Jen is the Counsellor at the W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Secondary Shool. She has been a counsellor for over 10 years specializing in working with Indigenous and queer/trans youth.
Kim uses she/her pronouns and is a settler teacher on Esquimalt and Songhees Territories. She is a teacher in the Victoria School District, and has been a counselor and teacher for nearly 10 years. Kim has specialized in working with high risk youth dealing with complex trauma in a variety of contexts.