Trauma-Informed/Sensitive Practices: Lessons from Trauma and Postsecondary Success

Our facilitator, Dr. Plashan McCune, is the author of Trauma and Postsecondary Success a Framework for Systemic Change and presenter at the National Trauma Sensitive Schools Conference 2020. She is the former senior advisor for trauma-informed practices for Denver Public Schools. She is a National Board Certified Mental Health Counselor and has worked in criminal justice, social services and education. Her roles have included: A juvenile detention officer, foster care case manager, teacher, school counselor, assistant principal, principal and district administrator.

This workshop will explore trauma-informed/sensitive theories and practices, skills and techniques that have proven to work in our most challenging learning environments. Each session will include time to problem solve scenarios and practice new skills.

By the end of this workshop, you will:

  • Be familiar with the foundational elements of trauma and trauma-informed/sensitive practices
  • Have experienced multiple strategies, skills and practices
  • Be able to practice trauma-informed/sensitive practices independently and integrate them into your life
  • Understand the value of trauma-informed/sensitive practices in order to have a more fulfilling and successful career in education while reducing exposure to burnout.

Participants may sign up for any one of the following dates:


Thursday, January 30, 2020

4:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: CU Denver, 1250 14th Street, Denver, CO 80202

Price: $99

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

4:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: CU Denver, 1250 14th Street, Denver, CO 80202

Price: $99

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

4:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: CU Denver, 1250 14th Street, Denver, CO 80202

Price: $99

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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

4:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: CU Denver, 1250 14th Street, Denver, CO 80202

Price: $99

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