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Trauma-Informed, Resilience-Oriented Leadership and Crisis Navigation

Self-paced training offered through the National Center for School Safety
Location
Online

In this training, you will learn how school leaders can use a trauma-informed, resilience-oriented approach to navigate crises that occur in schools. You will grow your understanding of what it means to be a school leader and gain strategies to monitor and adapt during crises while maintaining a trauma-informed, resilience-oriented lens.

This course consists of three modules. The first module focuses on defining trauma-informed leadership, the second discusses the rapid-cycle adaptive change, and the third discusses how leaders can apply trauma-informed principles and rapid-cycle adaptive change management in a crisis situation.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the difference between leadership and management
  • Identify the leadership components related to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's trauma-informed care principles
  • Discuss the necessary components to develop a supportive environment
  • Identify the leadership skills necessary for rapid-cycle adaptive change
  • Recognize methods of rapid-cycle change management
  • Improve staff and student engagement and outcomes through rapid-cycle change management
  • Recognize the impact anxiety has on general functioning on staff in a crisis
  • Identify two leadership interventions you can implement to manage the impact of anxiety on your staff
  • Learn how to set up daily routines to help lead during a crisis situation.

This training is offered through the Bureau of Justice Assistance-supported National Center for School Safety.

Date Created: December 15, 2022