Get SMART! Our Stress Management and Relaxation Training (SMART) program provides professionals with the information they need to enhance a trauma informed school or program. Professionals in a school or organization can greatly benefit from this workshop.
The professional workshop is designed to:
- Provide a shared foundation of stress and stress management
- Present an overview of Adverse Childhood Experiences research as it applies to students and staff
- Increase productive options for teachers with students acting out from stress
- Support self care among the adults in the school or organization milieu.
What is stress? What is relaxation?
Is stress harmful?
What causes stress? (Includes discussion of A.C.Es -adverse childhood experiences)
Warning signs of stress.
Techniques to increase your resilience to future stress and decrease your current stress.
How to incorporate stress management techniques into the classroom (relaxation “minis”)
Class Length: 2 hours
Location: we come to you! Daytime, evening and weekend scheduling possible. Summers and school breaks are also available for scheduling.
Thanks to a grant from Best Starts King County, all of our trainings in King County are free.
If you are outside King County, please contact the Child & Teen Services Manager for more information:
206-233-0156 ext. 225