The definition of childhood trauma, the experiences that constitute trauma in a student’s life, and the concept of trauma-informed intervention are described in this course. Practical, hands-on suggestions are provided for strategies that support students with communication disorders who have experienced trauma, and activities to improve their social and executive function skills.
Course created on October 27, 2022
- After this course, participants will be able to describe childhood trauma and the circumstances that can create it.
- After this course, participants will be able to list practical strategies for creating a supportive, safe therapy environment that fosters trust.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify specific activities for improving trauma-exposed students’ social skills, narrative skills, and executive functioning skills (including a growth mindset).
PhD CCC-SLP, F-ASHA
Celeste Roseberry-McKibbin received her Ph.D. from Northwestern University. She is a Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at California State University, Sacramento. Dr. Roseberry is also currently a part-time itinerant speech pathologist in San Juan Unified School District where she provides direct services to students from preschool through high school. Dr. Roseberry’s primary research interests are in the areas of assessment and treatment of culturally and linguistically diverse students with communication disorders as well as service delivery to students from low-income backgrounds. She has over 70 publications, including 17 books, and has made over 600 presentations at the local, state, national, and international levels. Dr. Roseberry is a Fellow of ASHA, and winner of ASHA’s Certificate of Recognition for Special Contributions in Multicultural Affairs as well as the Excellence in Diversity Award from CAPCSD. She has received ASHA’s Honors of the Association. She received the national presidential Daily Point of Light Award for her volunteer work in building literacy skills of children in poverty. Dr. Roseberry lived in the Philippines as the daughter of Baptist missionaries from ages 6 to 17.
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