Register Now! June 21st-Conference on Meeting the Needs of the Whole Child

When students are healthy, safe, supported, engaged and challenged, they are able to learn to the best of their ability.  Becoming “trauma-informed” is one key aspect of creating such learning environments. This conference explores the myriad ways schools, health providers and communities can partner to provide students with primary care resources, encourage resiliency in the classroom and life, make our discipline and justice systems more humane, fully engage parents in their child’s education.


  •   Restorative Justice Practices:  Introduction to Circles
  •   Childhood Trauma:  What It Is and Why Spanking Only Makes It Worse
  •   Community Schools:  Creating them and Sustaining Them
  •   Parent Engagement:  Lessons from the Parent Mentor Program
  •   Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Stressful World
  •   Helping Parents Build Financial Stability
  •   Juvenile Justice in the Southland:  Why it Matters and What's Being Done
  •   Classroom Strategies in Trauma-Sensitive Schools
  •   Strengthening Partnerships with Parents - Building Our Collective Resilience
  •   Expanding School-Based Behavioral Health Resources in the Southland

Registration Details:  The cost of the conference is $25 per person includes a light breakfast and lunch. Scholarships are available for individuals unable to afford the conference fee.To register go to:  Conference Registration

For more information contact Tom Lenz at