Best Practices in Trauma-Informed Care Training for Graduate Students

This session is from the NASP 2021 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 6,9
  • Skill Level: Introduction
  • Session 9: Issues in School Psychology, Education, and Supervision

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. learn the core features of trauma-informed care.
  2. gain knowledge about how much graduate students receive in trauma-informed care.
  3. understand what is needed to increase school psychologists’ knowledge and training in this practice.

Description

This presentation describes best practice strategies for infusing trauma-informed care training into school psychology graduate training programs. Core features of trauma-informed care, elements of graduate student training, and the need for an increase in training at the graduate level will be discussed. Attendees will gain knowledge on trauma-informed and the barriers that are present. This presentation is targeted for novice practitioners and graduate students.

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Presenter(s)

Madison M. Gage, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Brian C. McKevitt, University of Nebraska at Omaha

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