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The Happy Teacher Revolution with Danna Thomas

10/17/2018
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In this episode, we interview Danna Thomas from The Happy Teacher Revolution. Danna is the founder of the Happy Teacher Revolution network - aimed at organizing support groups for teachers in the field of mental health and wellness to increase teacher happiness, retention, and professional sustainability. With teachers are asked to give so much in terms of time, money, and emotional capacity, the Happy Teacher Revolution network aims to support teachers to strike a balance between excellent...

Duration:00:48:01

Consult Before You Commit: Teaching Students with Complex Social & Academic Difficulties

9/11/2018
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Supporting students with complex and challenging difficulties can be a difficult task - one that requires educators to collaborate with other educators and professionals. So how can we help these students? Learn about the four step framework for practical strategies for delivering effective support with these students. tipbs.com

Duration:00:41:16

Inform Before You Instruct: Helping Students Who Have Difficulties with Instructions

9/5/2018
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Childhood trauma interferes with a students capacity to understand, accept and follow instructions. So how can we help these students?Learn about the four step framework for practical strategies for delivering effective instructions with these students. tipbs.com

Duration:00:32:03

Conscious Discipline with Becky Bailey

9/1/2018
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We live in the age of the brain. With so much written about the impact of childhood trauma on the brain, how do educators put this science to use in the classroom? Today we have the privilege of speaking with Dr. Becky Bailey about her ground-breaking Conscious Discipline program. Dr. Becky Bailey is an award-winning author, renowned educator and internationally recognized expert in childhood education and developmental psychology. She is the creator of Conscious Discipline which has...

Duration:00:56:32

Regulate Before You Reason: Helping Students Who Have Difficulties Managing Their Emotions

8/26/2018
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Childhood trauma interferes with a students capacity to control their emotions. So how can we help these students?Learn about the four step framework for practical strategies for building the school readiness of these students. tipbs.com

Duration:00:46:18

Teaching Empathy with Mary Gordon

8/17/2018
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Mary Gordon is founder of the Roots of Empathy program in Toronto, Canada. In 2000, she established this international program Roots of Empathy, which now offers programs in elementary schools in around the world. Roots of Empathy is recognized as one of the top evidence-based social and emotional learning programs. To get access to the links and resources mentioned in the interview, please visit www.tipbs.com.

Duration:01:27:47

Trauma Informed PBS in Practice

8/14/2018
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In this coaching call, we speak about 'Peter' - a case study about a 11 yr old boy with a prejudicial past, having difficulties at school. The call follows a structured process utilised in the Trauma Informed PBS program to work collaboratively with teachers to generate ideas for interventions and strategies. If you would like to book in for a coaching call for yourself, visit www.tipbs.com and register your details.

Duration:01:11:15

Maslow Before Bloom: Supporting Students Who Live in Poverty and Deprivation

8/7/2018
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The basic needs of children go unmet, they fuel challenging behaviours and hinder learning. These needs include being safe from abuse and neglect, having adequate and suitable accommodation, good and regular nutrition, hydration, sleep, hygiene, exercise and recreation. Learn about the four step framework for practical strategies for building the school readiness of these students. Video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kdWXT9MaldU

Duration:01:08:17

75 | Teaching Students Who Hurt with Susan Craig

7/22/2018
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We speak with Dr. Susan Craig. Susan is a lifelong student of early trauma and its effects on children’s learning. Her teaching experience, as well as years of on- site training and technical assistance to school districts throughout the country, provides the context for her advocacy for trauma-sensitive educational reform. Her books Reaching and Teaching Children Who Hurt: Strategies for Your Classroom (2008) and Trauma-Sensitive Schools: Learning Communities Transforming Children’s Lives...

Duration:00:33:50

74 | Spotlight: Turnaround for Children with Laura Sikes

7/22/2018
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We speak with Laura Sikes from the Turnaround for Children program. Set-up in New York in the wake of the events of September 11 in 2001, Turnaround for Children is a program that aims to support schools by providing tools and services to accelerate healthy student development and academic achievement in schools serving high concentrations of children impacted by adversity.Set up by Dr. Pamela Cantor, Turnaround for Children promote clear and actionable steps that can be used by school...

Duration:00:57:16

73 | Trust Building Strategies

6/26/2018
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For most students, trust in their teachers comes naturally. But for some, like children who have been abused and neglected, trusting teachers is harder. Negative experiences of failure and punishment make these student weary of teachers and their intentions.So how do you build trust with students? Learn the four step framework for practical strategies to connect with challenging students. Video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IpwunivGo7Y

Duration:00:57:21

72 | Student Perspectives on Trauma

6/7/2018
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Despite the burgeoning knowledge about the impact of trauma on learning, the perceptions and lived educational experiences of youth with trauma living has remained unchartered territory in the research literature. Such understandings, can be useful in understanding how to address the challenges faced by traumatized students in the classroom. The article we are reviewing today is titled ‘Student Perspectives on how Trauma experiences manifest in the Classroom: Engaging Court-Involved Youth in...

Duration:00:15:07

71 | Spotlight: Derby Hills Elementary with James Moffett

6/7/2018
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As teachers, we are often at the mercy of the leadership we work under. We are often required to adopt practices and approaches that we may not fully trust or believe in. Despite the promises of every program or approach, the autonomy and judgement of the teachers - the people who know their students the best - is curtailed and distrusted. But what if there was an approach to leadership and practice that was both evidence based, while still allowing the teachers to act on their expertise and...

Duration:01:22:06

70 | Spotlight: Logan Avenue Elementary with Jessica Griffin

6/7/2018
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What is the real impact of a educational leader on a school? Trauma informed practices offer principals a framework to think about about both the needs of the student, as well as those of the teachers and broader community. When implemented with diligence, courage and collaboration, a trauma informed approach to leadership can transform schools to being inclusive and compassionate communities of practice. But is there evidence of such methods actually working? Today we speak with Jessica...

Duration:01:23:07

69 | Trauma Informed Leadership with Jim Sporleder

5/16/2018
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Being a principal can be a challenging and demanding role in schools. Balancing the needs of students, with those of the staff and the school community can be a difficult task. With so many competing needs, adopting a trauma informed approach can seem like a enormous task, particularly when teachers and the school community are tired and weary of new approaches. So why would educational leaders want to adopt trauma informed practice in their schools? We speak to Jim Sporleder, author of the...

Duration:01:11:07

68 | Teaching and Mental Health with Jessica Minahan

5/15/2018
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Although much has been written about the impact of such psychiatric difficulties on learning, teachers often have little guidance on effective strategies to support students with mood, anxiety and other mental health concerns. So what can be done to help these students? In this episode, we speak with Jessica Minahan, author of the book, The Behavior Code: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students. Jessica is a licensed and board certified behavior analyst,...

Duration:01:13:16

67 | Consult Call: PBS in Practice

4/23/2018
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In this coaching call, we speak with 'Vicky' - a special education teacher . The call follows a structured enquiry process that aims to work collaboratively with teachers to generate ideas for interventions and strategies. If you would like to book in for a coaching call for yourself, visit www.tipbs.com and register your details.

Duration:00:56:18

66 | Spotlight: Fall Hamilton Elementary

4/23/2018
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Adverse childhood experiences - including child abuse and neglect - is a national issue. So how do we combat the impact of these events on students? We speak with Mathew Portell from Fall-Hamilton Elementary. Mathew is an educator and principal of Fall-Hamilton Elementary - whose leadership has focused on meeting the complex needs of all students. While building the structure of supports around developing a trauma-sensitive approach, the school has seen great successes with academics, social...

Duration:01:00:29

65 | Spotlight: Crocker College Prep

4/3/2018
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For some school leaders, taking on school wide trauma informed practice can seem like a daunting task. One that requires an investment of resources including time and money. But is the approach actually effective? In this episode, we speak with Nicole Boykins and Rochelle Gauthier form Crocker College Prep in New Orleans in the United States. The trauma informed practices of Crocker College prep have been internationally recognised and featured in various news outlets, including the National...

Duration:00:53:32

64 | Books to Foster Resilience

2/26/2018
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We review the article ‘‘Using books to foster resilience in young children" by Karen Petty from the Texas Women's University. The paper offers practical insights into choosing and using story-books to build social emotional skills and resilience. Reference: Petty, K. (2012). Using books to foster resilience in young children. Texas Child Care Quarterly. Fall.

Duration:00:14:04