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Trauma Informed Classrooms
Presented by: Kari Lotzien
Monday, January 14, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Session Location:
Central Alberta Regional Consortium 8 Page Avenue, Red Deer, AB
About the Session:

It is essential that educators, assistants, therapists and caregivers understand how trauma impacts brain development and the corresponding outcomes on behavior, learning and social relationships.

Participants will:

  1. Explore the prevalence and the types of trauma in our communities 
  2. Learn how we can create supportive school cultures that meet the unique needs of our staff and students
  3. Understand how trauma can affect both staff and students physically, mentally and emotionally
  4. Learn preventative strategies to build resilience
  5. Learn strategies to support students and staff who have experienced traumatic situations
About the Presenter(s):
Kari Lotzien

Kari Lotzien is a passionate speaker and occupational therapist with over 18 years experience working with children, families and school teams. She brings her messages to audiences through stories that take current research and theory and make it relatable. Kari is the founder and owner of To the Stars Occupational Therapy & Wellness Centre. She is committed to creating strong communities through business leadership, international speaking and developing sensory based, trauma informed programs for children and youth.

Cancellation Policy:

Request for cancellation or refund must be received in writing (fax/email) at the CARC office a minimum of 3 FULL business days prior to the event start, or registration fees will apply and refunds will not be issued. If you are unable to attend a session and unable to provide three FULL business days’ notice, please feel free to delegate an alternate to attend in your place.
Cancellation notices should be sent to npenney@carcpd.ab.ca.

Registration Deadline: January 10, 2019
Cost: $60.00
Focus(es): Inclusive Education
Grade Level(s): K-6
Audience: Teachers; Educational Assistants, Caregivers, therapists