Trauma Across Generations: The Impact of Historical Trauma
11/5/2020 4:00 – 5:00 PM

This workshop will explore the link between adverse childhood experiences, historical trauma and current challenges affecting African American students and families. Also, we will discussed culturally sensitive trauma-informed promising practices.

PRESENTER: SAMUEL SIMMON

Using Play Therapy with Students with Emotional and Behavioral Issues
11/5/2020 4:00 – 5:00 PM

This interactive workshop will appeal to teachers, CST members, related service providers and administrators who will learn creative and developmentally appropriate ways to work with challenging students of all ages.

PRESENTER: COLLEEN D. MARTINEZ

Verbal Behavior: Pairing/Manding
11/6/2020 2:30 – 3:30 PM

Manding is the functional communication essential for preschool children to express needs and wants. Pairing is the initial step established by teachers and therapists to create instructional control and trust.

PRESENTER: SHENBAGAVALLI BASKARAN

Rise & Shine: NJPAC’s Collaborative Approach to Virtual Arts Programming
11/5/2020 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Join NJPACs summer artistic directors as they discuss the process of developing a virtual arts curriculum that incorporates student voice, core values, and an interdisciplinary approach during this unprecedented time.

PRESENTER: LISA GUNN BECKER, SHEIKIA NORRIS