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Press Release

Local Educational Organizations Hosting Trauma Informed Care Symposium

The symposium is Sat., March 2 from 9am to 2pm at the UWM School of Continuing Education.

By - Feb 25th, 2019 12:00 pm

Milwaukee Teacher Education Center (MTEC), in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s School of Continuing Education and Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan, Inc., is hosting the 2019 Learn with MTEC Winter Symposium: Trauma Sensitive Practices. The symposium is Sat., March 2 from 9am to 2pm at the UWM School of Continuing Education, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave. in Milwaukee.

According to the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN), a traumatic event is a frightening, dangerous, or violent occurrence that poses a threat to a child’s life or bodily integrity. Witnessing a traumatic event that threatens life or physical security of a loved one can also be traumatic and considered Secondary Trauma Stress.

The Winter Symposium will give attendees a deeper understanding of trauma and how to support youth exposed to trauma. Participants will also connect with colleagues in multiple areas of programming and sectors. Equipped with compassionate, effective de-escalation skills and exclusive resources, participants will have the essential ingredients for helping the children they serve do more than react and survive. They will be provided proven techniques for helping children cope and thrive.

The symposium is ideal for parents, guardians, caregivers and adults in education, health care, social work and other fields that directly support children and youth.

”Trauma can impact many aspects of a child’s life, especially their educational programming, ” says Dr. Laci Coppins Robbins, executive director with MTEC. “Our goal of the Winter Symposium is to provide educators, parents and other adults that work with youth, an opportunity to become better informed regarding trauma, in doing so, equipping them to better serve the most vulnerable among us, our children.”

To register for the Winter Symposium or for more information , visit mtec.ticketleap.com.

About Milwaukee Teacher Education Center

Milwaukee Teacher Education Center (MTEC) is a not-for-profit organization that serves as an innovative, performance-based professional development center that recruits, prepares, supports, and certifies highly qualified teachers for Wisconsin public, charter, and non-public schools.

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