What About Your School? Building Trust and Well-Being through Trauma-Informed Communities

What About Your School? Building Trust and Well-Being Through Trauma-Informed Communities

July 08, 2020

Despite daunting circumstances and few guidelines, district and school leaders are serving their communities and ensuring the safety and well-being of schools and families nationwide. As we consider reopening schools, building trust in our school communities will be paramount to our shared success.  This third webinar in the series explored how district and school leaders can better prepare themselves for providing trauma-informed leadership to their communities. We offered a framework and strategies for building optimal school communities and conditions focused on equity, safety, relationships, educator mindset, and emotional well-being and regulation.



Webinar Resources


  • Debra McLaren, Camarena Elementary School Principal
  • Monica Ruiz, San Diego County Office of Education, Senior Director, Migrant Education
  • Kathleen Guarino, Licensed Mental Health Clinician and Senior Consultant for Trauma-Informed Care at AIR
  • Lisa Lachlan, Ed.D., Director of Strategic Partnerships, Center on Great Teachers and Leaders at AIR

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