Trauma and Stress in Students PLC

December 7th, 2017 to May 2nd, 2018

Trauma and Stress in Students Professional Learning Community
Facilitated by Becky Carlton - MAPSA  
This PLC will address the challenges we all know exist in working in schools serving at-risk students, both urban and rural, but more specifically, exploring solutions in how to best work with students exposed to trauma and stress. 

Who Should Attend?

This PLC is built for classroom level instructional leaders to school social workers. Anyone with responsibilities and oversight of students will benefit from this PLC as we dive in to discover practical strategies for working in urban schools where trauma and stress are prevalent among the student body.

Meeting Dates & Locations

Meeting 1: December 7, 2017 9:00-12:00 PM | Troy, MI
Meeting 2: January 30, 2018 1:00-4:00 PM | Madison-Carver Academy
Meeting 3: March 13, 2018 1:00-4:00 PM | Madison-Carver Academy
Meeting 4: May 2, 2018 4:00-5:30 PM | virtual check-in

Madison-Carver Academy
19900 Mcintyre Street
Detroit, MI 48219

About the Facilitator

Becky Carlton | MAPSA
Becky has worked as a bereavement counselor for teens and children for over 9 years in Lansing. She has experience in working with kids who have faced traumatic life events and facilitates children support groups each week. Becky also leads training for adult volunteers in Flint, Grand Rapids, and Lansing, in empathy and communication skills to become support group leaders to work with children from ages 3-18. Outside of her work at MAPSA, Michigan’s charter school association, she has always been an avid community supporter. As an empathetic communicator, Becky’s passion is working with children who often seek love in the most unloving ways and teach coping skills to teens and children to improve their outlook on life.

P.S. SCECHs will be offered to all participants at no cost for these PLC meetings. Please come prepared with your PIC and email address associated with your SCECH account if you interested in submitting for credits.