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Trauma 101: An Introduction to Trauma in the Classroom

1:00pm - September 17, 2020 | Timezone: US/Mountain
Mountain Plains MHTTC
Registration Deadline: August 24, 2020
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Trauma 101: An Introduction to Trauma in the Classroom

September 17, 2020

This free, 90-minutes training provides an introduction to trauma in the classroom. This is a closed event, and direct technical assistance to Spring Creek School in Mission, SD, Region 8.


The objectives are to:

  • Describe childhood trauma.
  • Recognize the impact of trauma.
  • Understand the impact of trauma and/or social emotional difficulties on school performance.
  • Understand the role of self-awareness and self-care in building relationships.
  • Explore several school level strategies.


This is a closed event. If you are interested in similar technical assistance training, please contact Lavonne Fox at


LaVonne Fox, PhD, OTR/L

LaVonne Fox is currently a program developer at the Turtle Mountain Community College in Belcourt, N.D. Her position is to develop and teach in a Master of Education Degree. This degree is designed to teach the deconstruction of colonized (decolonization) Indigenous K-12 education and using Indigenous cultural reconstruction It is a whole system approach to bring in the Indigenous voice and keep the student and culture at the center of learning. This is essential for Indigenous mental, phyiscal, spiritual and cultural health.  Prior to that, Graduate Director and faculty at the University of North Dakota Occupational Therapy Program.