Trauma-Informed, Resilience-Oriented Leadership and Crisis Navigation
In this training, you will learn how school leaders can use a trauma-informed, resilience-oriented approach to navigate crises that occur in schools. You will grow your understanding of what it means to be a school leader and gain strategies to monitor and adapt during crises while maintaining a trauma-informed, resilience-oriented lens.
This course consists of three modules. The first module focuses on defining trauma-informed leadership, the second discusses the rapid-cycle adaptive change, and the third discusses how leaders can apply trauma-informed principles and rapid-cycle adaptive change management in a crisis situation.
Superintendents, principals, and other leaders working in school safety or involved in the STOP School Violence program
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Explain the difference between leadership and management
- Identify the leadership components related to SAMHSA’s trauma-informed care principles
- Discuss the necessary components to develop a supportive environment
- Identify the leadership skills necessary for rapid-cycle adaptive change
- Recognize methods of rapid-cycle change management
- Improve staff and student engagement and outcomes through rapid-cycle change management
- Recognize the impact anxiety has on general functioning on staff in a crisis
- Identify two leadership interventions you can implement to manage the impact of anxiety on your staff
- Learn how to set up daily routines to help lead during a crisis situation.
Linda Henderson-Smith, PhD, LPC, Consultant, Trauma-Informed Resilience-Oriented Care, National Council for Mental Wellbeing
This training is offered for an NCSS certificate of completion.
Linda Henderson-Smith, PhD, LPC; Carolyn Seiger, MA; Phoebe Kulik, MPH, CHES; Brent Miller, MA, PMP