“I will try to recognize behaviors that I might otherwise consider disruptive or annoying as indications that students are struggling with some difficulties or at least difficult feelings…. Training was clear and inspiring. It gave me some good ideas for helping students be more comfortable and able to learn.”

—Math/Science Teacher Marietta City Schools describing experience at 10 Steps to Create a Trauma Informed School.

“Thank you very much for taking the time to meet with the Youth Advisory Council to discuss mental health issues within our community. Your knowledge and expertise was extremely helpful in our efforts to make an impact in our community. With community partners such as yourself, youth in our community like YAC members can feel that their voice matters. Thank you for all your help.”

—Leader of local youth organization

“Excellent presentation which resulted in a great deal of self-reflection. Very practical and useful ideas I will use with my students.”

—Participant from Creating Respectful School Cultures Training

“Easy to listen to, great pacing. Great information, presenter was very knowledgeable.”

—Participant from Creating Respectful School Cultures Training