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Trauma -informed Career Evaluation
November 21, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
Program Objectives |
This program is designed to provide participants with:
- Learners will learn about the foundational ACEs Study and engage with the ACEs assessment.
- Learners will identify the impacts of trauma on the brain.
- Learners will select practices to implement a trauma-sensitive lens to their work.
- Learners will increase their own self-awareness and how that plays a role on their relationships with those they evaluate.
- Learners will be able to implement resiliency strategies in their work to promote individual growth for their clients.
Christina Eagle is a transition coordinator for Arlington Public Schools at the Arlington Career Center. She has her undergraduate degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Learning Disabilities. She earned her first Master’s degree in Special Education with an Emphasis in Severe Disabilities. She has a second Master’s degree in Transition Services for Secondary Special Education at George Washington University. She has been teaching for the past 15 years. She has experiences at all levels of instruction, including preschool, elementary, high school, and post-secondary levels. She is passionate about using data to plan for students’ futures, advocating for work based learning, and empowering students with self-determination skills. She implemented transition assessment in to Arlington County. Christina has experience working with students who have experienced trauma. She works with a trauma-sensitive lens to help students build plans for their futures and utilize their community resources.