Participants will become familiar with the 5 core principles of trauma-informed practice for literacy practitioners. Developing supportive practices to implement with learners which will promote responsive learning and prevent further assumptions as tutors and instructors.
Trauma-informed education assists us in not passing judgment on learners who miss appointments, who call in “sick” before a first meeting and who often miss several sessions throughout their learning journey. Join Rochelle Galeski in Trauma-Informed Care for Literacy Practitioners for an introduction on how to better support learner intake and retention through creating safe and welcoming spaces by being trauma-informed.
Rochelle Galeski is a Psychological First Aid Instructor through the Canadian Red Cross and has 15 years of experience working with vulnerable populations including immigrants and refugees, individuals without homes, families living in poverty and incarcerated adults.
Rochelle owns Little Rock Professional Development which provides consultation and facilitation for trauma-informed approaches to systems, processes and people. Utilizing her extensive background in human services with an education in Business Administration, Human Resources, and Labour Relations she works in public and private school divisions, community adult learning programs, College and University Institutions, the private sector and community service agencies in customized professional development that promote psychologically safe workplaces for all.