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Implementation of the Trauma-Responsive Schools Theory of Change Toolkit Part 1

12:00pm - February 25, 2021 | Timezone: US/Mountain
Mountain Plains MHTTC
Registration Deadline: February 22, 2021
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Implementation of the Trauma-Responsive Schools Theory of Change Toolkit Part 1 

February 25, 2021

12:00pm - 2:00pm MST | 1:00pm - 3:00pm CST

This 2-part, interactive training will build on the Trauma-Responsive Schools Theory of Change Toolkit, and include discussions, breakout groups, and activities for participants to complete, both during and before each session. The audience for this training is school or district staff (administrators, psychologists, counselors, social workers, etc.) who are implementing or planning to implement the toolkit for their school or district. This training is open to those in Region 8 (ND, SD, MT, CO, WY, UT).


Participants must attend part 1 in order to attend part 2.


Register for Part 2, March 11th 2021.

Prior to training 

  • Download the toolkit
  • Bring a list of any priorities for trauma-responsive practice that your school/district has already identified and any initiatives already underway. 


Series Objectives

  • Part 1 - Provide an overview of implementation science.  
  • Part 1 - Help participants construct an implementation team in their setting.  
  • Part 1 - Deliver guidance on conducting a needs assessment.  
  • Part 2 - Plan actions that participants’ school/district will take for each phase of the toolkit.  
  • Part 2 - Discuss adaptations to trauma-responsive approaches during COVID-19.  



Angèle Fauchier, PhD

angele-fauchier-headshot-160x200Dr. Fauchier began her career researching investigative child abuse interviewing at National Institute for Child Health and Human Development. She received her PhD in clinical psychology from University of Southern California and completed her clinical internship at University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Fauchier completed a postdoctoral fellowship at University of New Hampshire, then taught at universities in Maine and New Hampshire. In 2012 she joined the Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, where she is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Director of Implementation and Evaluation for the Trauma-Responsive Implementation and Practice Program. She has served as an officer for the Colorado Implementation Collaborative since 2013. Her research focuses on parenting, family violence, and the intersection between the two; she is also the director of the International Parenting Study, examining parenting across 23 countries. She has studied children's exposure to violence, violence in different types of family relationships, and programs to prevent and treat trauma exposure. Her work currently focuses on incorporating trauma-responsive practices into Colorado's behavioral health, social services, justice, and educational systems and on building the resilience of those who work with traumatized populations. She is one of the authors of the Trauma-Responsive Schools Theory of Change Toolkit.