Learn to Support Students at High Risk for Trauma
Trauma can have a significant impact on a student’s ability to learn, socialize and succeed in school. As social workers and educators, it is our responsibility to address trauma and support high-risk students. With the right balance of care, compassion and knowledge, we can help the next generation to heal and thrive.
This webinar is of interest to PreK-12 teachers, staff, and school and district leaders.
In this one hour webinar, you’ll learn:
- How to identify trauma in students
- Common challenges faced by high-risk students
- Practical strategies to support students in the classroom
Meet Your Host
Lisa A. Henshaw, PhD, LCSW
Assistant Professor, Wurzweiler School of Social Work
Professor Henshaw oversees the Certificate in Trauma-Informed Practice and chairs several courses in the Wurzweiler School of Social Work at Yeshiva University, including the trauma course sequence, coping with loss and eating disorders. She also teaches the trauma course in the DSW program at Wurzweiler.
Dr. Henshaw is currently lead researcher among a team of faculty and doctoral students investigating secondary and shared trauma among MSW students related to COVID-19 and their field placements. She applies a trauma-informed lens in every aspect of her teaching, research and practice. She remains committed to serving as a critical ally and dismantling oppression in all spaces.
Your Education Can Empower Students
We know you want to create a safe and encouraging environment for children in and out of the classroom. But finding the time, energy and resources to accomplish that can be difficult and draining. To help you empower your students and create the classroom that you’ve always envisioned, the online Master of Social Work program curriculum is built around three important pillars for student success: