Public Education: Moving to a Trauma Informed System

  • Cardozo School of Law

Keith Cruise and I will kick off this conference by giving an overview of traumatic stress. The goal of the conference is to help schools respond more appropriately to traumatized youth and stop atrocities like those shown in the media and curtail the school to prison pipeline. 

 

THE JACOB BURNS CENTER FOR ETHICS IN THE PRACTICE OF LAW
CARDOZO YOUTH JUSTICE CLINIC
AND LEGAL SERVICES NYC

PRESENT

Public Education: Moving to a Trauma Informed System

 

Session I:               Practical Foundation in Traumatic Stress
Jacob Ham, Clinical Psychologist and Director of the Center for Child Trauma and Resilience at the Icahn School of Medicine;  and Keith Cruise PhD, MLS, Professor, Fordham University

Session 2               KEYNOTE:  Requiring Schools to Properly Address Trauma
Mark Rosenbaum, Director, Public Counsel
Litigation in Peter P. v. Compton Unified School District     

Session III:            Stopping Inappropriate School Responses to Traumatized Students
Tara Foster, Senior Staff Attorney, Queens Legal Services, and Nelson Mar, Esq., Education Law Specialist, Bronx Legal Services
Litigation in T.H. v. Farina

Session IV:            How to Move Public Schools toward a More Trauma Informed Pedagogy
Views from the Trenches
Panel Presentation including
Principal, Teacher and Parent Community Group