Simple Steps Towards a Trauma Aware Classroom

July 4, 2022 10:00 am

60 mins

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About This Webinar

Date: July 4, 2022 - 10:00am UK time

Session Takeaways:

  1. An introductory understanding of the ways in which complex trauma in early life can impact a child’s ability to settle in the classroom and engage with learning
  2. Simple models for understanding and engaging with children who struggle with trauma-fuelled behaviour
  3. Everyday strategies to support a calmer, safer classroom for everybody 

Speaker: Rebecca Brooks - Education Policy Advisor, Adoption UK - @RBrooksTweets

Rebecca is a former secondary school teacher and foster carer and now an adoptive parent. In her education-focused work at Adoption UK, she undertakes extensive research into the lived experiences of adopted children and young people, their families and their teachers. She is the author of ‘The Trauma and Attachment Aware Classroom’ as well as several Adoption UK reports including ‘Bridging the Gap’ and the annual ‘Adoption Barometer’.


Suitable for: All staff from education settings, all phases and all types 

Format: 60-minute zoom webinar; 45 minutes presentation 15 minutes Q&A