Kane County Institute Day 2020 - Geneva
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Friday, February 28 • 1:15pm - 3:00pm
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Kelsey Wild and Amy Finn are Trauma Informed coaches. We both work in a Day Treatment program for students with Emotional Disabilities. We strive to talk about the science behind trauma and its effects on the brain. Our session will give you practical (and witty) advice to use in your classrooms to promote self awareness, resilience and confidence in your students that have significant behavioral needs. Our sessions are engaging and collaborative as we want to help with the issues you are facing in your classrooms. 

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Amy Finn

Northwest Academy Facilitator, NWSE COOP
As an educator for students with Emotional Behaviors for the past 25 years, I have spent my professional career helping students use a "clean slate" approach to their behaviors so they can be successful in the classroom setting. I provide concrete examples for educators to use before,during... Read More →

Kelsey Wild

School Social Worker, Northwest Special Education Cooperative
As a school social worker and mental health advocate/practitioner, my approach is rooted in an ecological developmental perspective - with specific interests in the impact of stress, intergenerational trauma, and self-care practices on student outcomes. I believe in the power of positive... Read More →

Friday February 28, 2020 1:15pm - 3:00pm
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