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Bridging to Resilience Conference Panel Episode 49

Bridging to Resilience Conference Panel

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This episode of the Resilient Schools podcast features a panel discussion from the Bridging to Resilience conference, focusing on the importance of trauma-informed leadership in educational settings. 

Panelists share their personal definitions of being trauma-informed, emphasizing the significance of seeing individuals as humans first. 

This conversation covers the necessity of empathy, vulnerability, and a focus on mitigating harm through safe policies and practices. 

Key strategies discussed include advocating for change, understanding the science behind trauma, and creating a supportive school culture. 

The panel also explores practical approaches for dealing with disciplinary issues in a trauma-informed manner, distinguishing between discipline and punishment, and the critical role of maintaining safety and fostering learning environments. 

00:19 Defining Trauma-Informed Leadership

00:59 Panelist Introductions and Perspectives

02:55 The Importance of Being Trauma-Informed in Education

06:19 Practical Steps Towards Trauma-Informed Practices

08:16 Advocacy and Incremental Change in School Policies

10:52 Personal Reflections and Adjusting Approaches

14:46 Discipline vs. Punishment: A Critical Discussion

20:44 Implementing Restorative Practices and Building Relationships

26:47 Navigating Challenges with Toxic Stress in the Classroom

27:33 Empathy and Fairness: A Classroom Experiment

28:17 Addressing Fear and Regulation in the Classroom

29:01 Involving Parents in the Culture of Regulation

29:20 The Importance of Transparency and Communication

30:45 Strategies for Managing Classroom Disruptions

35:14 Building a Culture of Care: The Role of Emotional Regulation

36:50 Navigating Challenges: Public vs. Private Education

43:48 Understanding and Supporting Aggressive Students

47:10 Creating Safe and Nurturing Environments for All

54:31 Empowering Communities Through Inclusive Planning

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