Upcoming Webinar: Trauma Informed Arts Education for a Trauma Informed Illinois

On three consecutive Wednesday afternoons in December, Chicago Children’s Theatre and the Lurie Children’s Center for Childhood Resilience invite TYA artists, early childhood educators and youth mental health experts to join a series of live webinars to discuss, share and learn how to identify children impacted by trauma, and how to use theater and other art forms to address their emotional and learning needs while fostering resilience.

This webinar series will include the following three topics.

Addressing Trauma and Fostering Resilience in the Classroom
Wednesday, December 2, 3:30–4:30 p.m. (CST)

Moderator: JC Aevaliotis, Program Officer, Polk Bros. Foundation
Panelists: Colleen Cicchetti, Karen Gouze, and Carmen Holley from the Lurie Children’s Center for Childhood Resilience

Multidisciplinary Arts Education Approaches to Trauma
Wednesday, December 9, 3:30–4:30 p.m. (CST)

Moderator: Carmen Holley, Social Worker, Lurie Children’s Center for Childhood Resilience
Presenters: Reginald Harris, Founder and Principal, Incontext Advising & Veronica Stein, Program Director, Snow City Arts

Trauma Informed Arts Curriculum for Early Childhood Education
Wednesday, December 16, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. (CST)

Moderator: Julia deBettencourt, Director of Arts Education, Chicago Public Schools
Presenters: Jacqueline Russell, Terry Guest, Micah Figueroa, & Lizzie May from the Chicago Children’s Theatre

If you have questions about this webinar please contact Jamie Abelson at jamie@chicagochildrenstheatre.org.

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