STUA ProD Session - Creating a Trauma Informed Campus

Traumatic events can adversely affect the lives of faculty, staff and students. This workshop lays the groundwork for UVic community members to develop perspectives and practices for creating a more trauma-informed campus and to better address issues of trauma on and off campus. This session is open to all Student Affairs staff members but seating is limited and pre-registration is required. Please click on the link below to sign up for this session.

Date: Friday, November 17, 2017, 9:00 - 11:00am 
Location: location coming soon
Presenter: Dr. Timothy Black, Chair, Department of Educational Psychology and Leadership

Upon completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Understand what makes traumatic events different from other upsetting events
  • Learn the brain-based explanations for how trauma works
  • Understand how traumatic events can impact individuals and groups
  • Learn how best to respond to disclosures of traumatic events
  • Explore the newly developing area of trauma-informed audits, designed to identify and address policies, practices and procedures that could be more trauma-informed
  • Learn basic principles of trauma-informed practice