Trauma-Informed Practices

Transform the Classroom to Combat Adverse Childhood Experiences

9 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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Students enter our classroom carrying struggles and experiences we could never imagine.

If we want all students to thrive in our classrooms, we must understand how trauma affects learning and utilize Trauma-Informed Practices to help students succeed.

As teachers, we often feel ill-equipped to meet the wide variety of needs our students bring with them to our classrooms every day. Research shows that 46% of students under 17 have experienced a traumatic event and that trauma can alter the development of the brain and affect student learning, behavior, and emotional regulation.

When we infuse Trauma-Informed Practices in our classrooms, we can cultivate a supportive and trusting environment where our students are motivated to learn, demonstrate grit and nurture a resilient mindset. In this workshop, we give you the strategies you need to face these challenges and improve your students’ overall well-being.

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Imagine a school where educators...

Feel equipped to meet the needs of all students.

Students come to school with their trauma, and it can be challenging to know what they need to be successful. By understanding how trauma impacts students’ brains, educators can feel empowered to use Trauma-Informed strategies to care for students and help them succeed.

Utilize positive discipline systems

Trauma plays a role in student behavior and how they respond to intervention. Educators can build positive discipline systems based on restorative practices that address and modify behavioral challenges in the classroom.

Provide students with tools to combat the impacts of trauma

Through explicit social-emotional instruction, students can develop stronger relationship skills, self-regulation techniques, and emotional awareness.

Cultivate a safe space for students.

Educators can fully support students by cultivating a classroom that is caring and inclusive. By learning about the impact of trauma, educators can act with compassion and sensitivity, while still holding high expectations for students.

In this self-paced online course, you and your staff will learn:

A structured approach for implementing Trauma-Informed Practices with your students.

We’ll cover how to work with students that have faced trauma and the strategies to help them thrive academically and emotionally in the classroom.

Strategies to cultivate safety and trust, even with your most challenging students.

We’ll teach you how to utilize social-emotional tools to support your students’ well-being and create a climate of compassion and inclusion.

How to implement and maximize the provided Trauma resources

We’ll walk you through our Trauma resources and give you practical ways to implement the provided lessons, activities, and videos in your instruction.

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Here's what's included in this course:

Modeled Mini-Lessons

We model how to teach the mini-lessons and how to differentiate them for elementary and secondary students.

Digital Resource Bundle

Get access to digital anchor charts, videos, graphic organizers, writing prompts, and more.

Professional Development Credit

Meet your PD requirements while learning how Trauma-Informed Practices can promote both academic and personal student success.

9 Months of Access

Go at your own pace and return to this course at your convenience.

Trauma-Informed Practices Online Course Schedule

Part 1: Module 1
Defining Trauma
Part 1: Module 2
Trauma and The Brain
Part 1: Module 3
Trauma and Learning
Part 1: Module 4
Trauma and Behavior
Part 1: Module 5
The Trauma-Informed Classroom
Part 1: Module 6
Self-Care is not Selfish! Educator Support and Well-being
Part 2: Module 1
A Review of Trauma
Part 2: Module 2
Trauma-Informed Care at School
Part 2: Module 3
Social and Emotional Learning
Part 2: Module 4
Positive Behavior Interventions and Support
Part 2: Module 5
A Day in the Trauma-Informed Classroom

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2 - 15 Participants


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Groups of 16+ Participants

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Our Trauma-Informed training makes overcoming behavioral challenges and promoting academic success for all students a reality.

In this online course, you’ll truly understand what your most vulnerable students need. You’ll learn how these struggling learners’ brains work and how to create a classroom environment that is sensitive to the needs of all students, regardless of background.

Meet your Course instructor:


Dr. Emma Gibbs

Dr. Emma Gibbs is a professional development trainer as well as a classroom teacher who uses Trauma-Informed Practices to meet the needs of her students.

Dr. Gibbs has helped teachers and schools throughout the country learn about how to integrate and create Trauma-Informed cultures that place students’ physical, mental, and emotional well-being at the forefront.

She works hard to support teachers so they can create optimal learning environments for their students.

Trusted by top organizations, schools, and businesses:

Our Trauma Informed Practices Course is for:

  • K-12 English-Language Arts Teachers
  • K-12 Content-Area Teachers
  • Literacy coaches and coordinators
  • Title I teachers and directors
  • ELL teachers
  • Special education teachers
  • K-12 gifted and talented teachers
  • K-12 administrators (Principals, Assistant Principals, Curriculum Directors)
Elkhart Large Group

Imagine the strides our students could make with the right tools to face the social-emotional obstacles that often hinder learning?

Let’s infuse our classrooms with strategies that get our students’ thinking back to positive and improve learning outcomes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Online workshops are pre-recorded and ready when you are. Take your time or take it in all at once, you choose!

You will receive live, pre-recorded professional development training that is high-impact and interactive. 

Additionally, you get access to the Digital Resource Bundle, which includes everything you need to launch this topic with your students and in your schools. Think mini-lessons, activities, videos, collaboration articles, and all necessary resources.  Lastly, you will get a downloadable handout to guide you through the training.

Online course access continues for 180 days from the date you activate your course.

Most of our online course participants gain access through a school site license. Schools utilize this training in a variety of ways. Some allow self-paced PD while others utilize them during whole-staff meetings or PLCs.  Schools like the bite-sized chunks to create understanding and a shared vision.

Individual educators may register online with a credit card or submit a downloadable registration form with a purchase order.

Groups of two or more should email the downloadable registration form to

We accept purchase orders; however, the order must be emailed to

We have several course structures and pricing options for our online courses. The price is dependent on the number of participants. Click here for pricing options.

We can assist you in creating a blended professional learning experience facilitated by a Strobel Education consultant (additional fees may apply). For more information, contact us by phone at 812-719-4998 or by email at

Site licenses are available for schools and districts at a significantly discounted rate—Email with questions.

You will receive emails, including an order confirmation, followed by a product activation email.

This second email will walk you through creating your Online Course account. If you do not receive the emails, please check your SPAM/junk folder.

For additional help with order confirmations, contact us by phone at 812-719-998 or by email at

When paying with a credit card, you can access any online course immediately. If you pay with a purchase order, your access can begin in one business day.

After completing each course and the relevant feedback forms are submitted, a certificate of completion will be sent to you. You will need to check with your local authority to ensure the certificate is allowed.

Sharing your log-in credentials or the on-demand course is not allowed. However, schools may purchase a site license to allow every teacher to have their own personal registration.

No. All online courses can be accessed on any Internet-enabled device. However, we recommend that you use the most recent version of your preferred browser.

Every online course comes with a 100% money-back guarantee. If you aren’t satisfied, contact us within the first fifteen days of your purchase. After that, your money will be refunded immediately. Just email

Customized Live Coaching Sessions

Add coaching sessions to this online course.

Schools love these because we can virtually coach teacher teams as they go through the on-demand course so we can support their teachers in their new learning, answer questions, and work towards full implementation.

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