Guidance on Social and Emotional Learning

Trauma and Diverse Student Populations: Cultural Considerations

This webinar is designed to stimulate conversation and discourse on trauma and its impact on students, with particular emphasis on the effective engagement of youth who are members of under-represented groups. Panelists present with a broad array of expertise that enriches the dialogue, resulting in the coverage of topics such as: Understanding Trauma & Child Development; Culturally Responsive Resources; Effective Family & Community Engagement; School Mental Health Specialists; and Supports for Educators.

Lead Discussant - Jocelyn Mackey, PhD

  • Education Consultant, Connecticut State Department of Education

Panelist - Nitza Diaz

  • Education Consultant, State Education Resource Center and the Connecticut Parent Information and Resource Center

Panelist - Eric Elias

  • Connecticut School Psychologist of the Year (2018)
  • School Psychologist in Meriden Public Schools

Panelist - Jason Lang, PhD

  • Vice President of Child Health Development Institute
  • Assistant Clinical Professor in Psychiatry at UCONN and Yale Child Study Center

Panelist - Amber Moye

  • New Haven Public School Teacher