Arrested Development: Children, Trauma, & School


A former high school principal from one of the toughest urban schools in Chicago, and the former executive director of Chicago’s Cook County jail, join together to offer their unique perspectives and ideas in a complementary convergence of thinking on trauma, stigma, and healing. Hear the unconventional ways they each targeted children of trauma to help youth build networks of people and resources to build the foundational resilience they need to realize their fullest human potential.

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Format: Talk
Event Type: Session
Track: Equity
Level: Deep Understanding