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Educating After Violence: Trauma-Informed Practices for Adult Educators

14 December 2017
When:
March 9, 2018 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
2018-03-09T09:30:00-05:00
2018-03-09T12:30:00-05:00
Where:
Office of Adult Education, Training Room
1500 John F Kennedy Blvd #1412
Philadelphia, PA 19102
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Office of Adult Education
(215) 686-5250

Instructor
Susanna Gilbertson
Professor, Community College of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania

Description
Are you an educator working with adults who have experienced trauma or violence? As an educator, are you sometimes frustrated or confused by your students’ behavior in your classroom? Do you want to learn new ways to create a welcoming environment in your classroom that addresses some of the barriers to learning your students bring?  This workshop will help you understand some of the causes of student behavior and offer some possible solutions.

The workshop is facilitated by Susanna Gilbertson, MSW.  Ms. Gilbertson an adjunct professor at the Community College of Philadelphia in the Behavioral Health and Human Services Department and a lecturer at the School of Social Policy and Practice at the University of Pennsylvania. Ms. Gilbertson is a founding partner of The Blue Door Group, a consulting firm that helps individuals and organizations engage more meaningfully with their constituents.


About the Office of Adult Education’s Professional Development Offerings
The Office of Adult Education (OAE) offers multiple professional development opportunities to strengthen the delivery of quality adult education services in Philadelphia. These offerings are free and geared towards adult education coordinators, administrators, teachers, tutors and mentors.

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