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Trauma Invested Practices for Fostering Resilient Learners

October 19, 2023

Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo

About the Workshop

This workshop will help educators get to the next level of trauma-invested practice. Kristin Souers will provide the tools necessary to build a “nest” – a positive learning environment shaped by the three new Rs of education: relationship, responsibility, and regulation.

Keynote Speaker

Kristin Souers

For over two decades, Kristin Souers has dedicated herself to the improvement of people’s lives. As a licensed mental health counselor, she has provided counseling services to individuals, couples, and families. With a history of working in the fields of early learning, law enforcement, education, and mental health, she has been able to develop an extensive knowledge base. This, partnered with her expertise in complex trauma, the impact of violence, crisis management, counseling, and trauma-informed care, has allowed her to partner with professionals around the development of trauma-informed practices in a multitude of settings.

As an independent consultant and adjunct faculty member at the Gonzaga University Kristin now provides critical professional development, consultation, education, and training services to communities, local law enforcement, schools and organizations throughout the country. She has presented to hundreds of audiences, facilitated group learning, supervised internships, directed programs, and supported the learning and growth of countless educators, caregiving professionals, and other individuals.

Kristin co-authored multiple books and authored many articles that have been published in journals. Kristin is an engaging speaker and will assist our communities as we move forward with the work of providing safe and healthy communities.

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