A Workshop titled Building Trauma Aware and Caring Schools in Support of African Immigrants, Refugees, and Undocumented Students will be held on Friday, Dec. 6, from 8:00-4:00, Neighborhood House, 179 Robie Street East, in West St. Paul.
This workshop is designed to help teachers, school social workers, counselors, school librarians, school nurses, volunteers, agencies and service providers working with immigrants, refugees, and undocumented students in the school system to recognize and respond appropriately to trauma so that the school system will not re-traumatize them. Information about available resources and community services/supports will be provided.
Participants will learn different strategies on how to build connections with African immigrants, refugee students, and their families, as well as more cultural communication styles and how to work with African immigrant and refugee students and their families. CE Hours for Board of Psychology is 5.25; Board of Marriage and Family Therapy 5; Board of Social Work 8; Behavioral Health and Therapy (LPC and LPCC) 5.