TraumaTALK: Trauma in the Classroom

Join us for a live or virtual presentation of TraumaTALK: Trauma in the Classroom at the Children’s Assessment Center.  This training is available on Friday, September 23 and includes a Q&A opportunity with experts in children’s mental health.  Space is limited so please register below.

This three-hour evidence-based presentation and Q&A provides an effective trauma-informed training and professional development resource for educators K-12, school administrators, mental health professionals, foster parents, caregivers, and staff with child-oriented agencies.  Educators and other professionals working with children are often on the frontlines of child trauma, which manifests itself in many ways in the classroom.  This engaging presentation will help educators and other professionals recognize the unique opportunity to identify trauma’s effects in the classroom and help children on a path to healing.  Through this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify three ways traumatic stress shows up in children’s behavior
  2. Name three strategies to help children promote an inner sense of safety
  3. Describe three ways to apply these strategies in a classroom setting

This Professional Development Activity is approved by Texas Psychological Association (TPA): Three hours of Professional Development credits for psychologists, licensed specialists in school psychology, licensed psychology associates, social workers, and counselors.

Date and Pricing

TraumaTALK: Trauma in the Classroom is given by Chester Street Foundation’s Founding Director & CEO, Shawn Alex Nemeth (a trauma survivor), and has been vetted by licensed mental health professionals.  This three-hour training will be followed by a Q&A with Meghan Tibo, M.A.

Friday, September 23 at Children’s Assessment Center 9am – 12pm

  • Three-hour training followed by Q&A Leslie Taylor, Ph. D
  • $45 with Professional Development credit
  • $30 regular rate


To bring TraumaTALK: Trauma in the Classroom to your school or organization, complete the online inquiry form and a Chester Street Foundation team member will contact you within two business days. For questions, contact

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