The University of South Dakota’s Child & Adult Advocacy Studies (CAASt) certificate program and the Center for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment (CPCM) are pleased to offer a 5-hour CAASt series to support the work of school staff seeking to create or work within trauma-informed school settings.

This webinar uses CAASt competencies to provide school personnel with applicable knowledge for working in multidisciplinary teams within the school. To learn more and to register for the CAASt certificate program, visit the University of South Dakota website.

CAASt Webinar Training Session 1: Child Abuse and Neglect in South Dakota

Carrie Sanderson, JD, MPA

CAASt Webinar Training Session 2: Child Development and Stress

Dr. Shana Cerny, OTD, OTR/L, BCP

CAASt Webinar Training Session 3: A Framework for Safe and Successful Schools

Dr. Kari Oyen, PhD, LP, NCSP

CAASt Webinar Training Session 4: Trauma Informed Classrooms

Dr. Shana Cerny, OTD, OTR/L, BCP

CAASt Webinar Training Session 5: School Leaders’ Response in Trauma Informed Environments

Dr. Kelly Bass, DSW, LCSW-PIP, ACS

Additional prevention webinars can be scheduled by individual schools, as requested. The professionals hosting the webinar will also be available for independent consultation and development events with individual schools to help identify specific and unique ways for the school to form multidisciplinary response teams and engage in creative solution building overcome barriers to service in their school or community.

For more information about the CAASt webinar series or to schedule training for your school, please email [email protected].


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