SOCIETY’S CHILD | Trauma-Informed Education, Trauma-Sensitive Schools, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Trish Zenczak, Trauma-Responsive Education Specialist; Speaker, Christian Educator Coach & Author

👉Are you feeling stretched to the limit on time so the demand for connecting, understanding and responding to your troubled students gets pushed to the back burner? 👉Do you feel you have little understanding and resources of how to apply the trauma-informed strategies you’ve learned and you keep asking yourself, “now what?” 👉Do you find yourself alone in a sea of “traditional approaches to student behavior” and yearn for simple ways of applying the new trauma-responsive strategies in your classroom? 👉Do you find yourself triggered by your own students’ behavior with a tendency to respond to students the way you grew up only to find yourself blowing up after things pile up, letting emotional tension build?. ”Welcome to The Society’s Child Podcast, a sanctuary for Christian educators seeking solace and strategies in the realm of trauma-informed education. I’m Trish Zenczak, your guide on this transformative journey. If you’ve felt the strain of time limitations, struggled to implement trauma-informed strategies, or yearned for a community that aligns with your Christian values, you’re in the right place. In this podcast, we delve into heart-driven conversations tailored for school environments. As a Trauma-Responsive Education Specialist, I understand the implications of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and it’s my passion to blend Biblical encouragement, evidence-based trauma-informed strategies, with actionable mental health tips to empower you in creating trauma-sensitive schools. Whether you’re seeking clarity on trauma-informed education or looking to calm chaos in your classroom, this podcast offers practical insights for educators and beyond. I’m not just your host; I’m a Jesus-lover, educator, and compassion advocate with a unique journey. As a foster child, group home kid, and now a guardian and adoptive mom, I’ve experienced the challenges firsthand. I’ve been where you are, overwhelmed by disruptive behaviors and searching for a better way. Join me as I share my experiences, lessons learned, and evidence-based approaches that transformed my teaching and parenting. Together, let’s trade sleepless nights for peaceful dreams, classroom chaos for healthy boundaries, and resentment for Christ-like compassion. You’re not alone in this journey. Grab your favorite drink, and let’s navigate the frontlines of trauma-responsive education together. Society’s Child needs you—armor up, and let’s make a difference, one classroom at a time. This is more than a podcast; it’s a movement. Join me as we work together to impact lives with love, understanding, and faith. Mission: To empower Christian educators in trauma-informed education, so they can create trauma-sensitive schools and positively impact the lives of their students. Our mission is to provide Biblical encouragement, evidence-based trauma-informed strategies, and actionable mental health tips for educators. We aim to build a community for Christian educators, offering insights, support, and a transformative journey that leads to creating Christ-like compassion in the classroom. Join us as we work together to impact lives with love, understanding, and faith, building a movement that goes beyond podcasting—a community for Society’s Child. Join our Facebook Community - www.facebook.com/groups/societyschild read less
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35-Am I a Threat to My Students' Wellbeing? 10 Essential Questions to Safeguard Student Mental Health
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35-Am I a Threat to My Students' Wellbeing? 10 Essential Questions to Safeguard Student Mental Health
In this insightful episode, we tackle a pressing concern: Could educators unknowingly impact student wellbeing negatively? Through introspective inquiry, we navigate 10 pivotal questions aimed at fortifying a more nurturing and empathetic educational setting. From reevaluating the effects of public critique to challenging ingrained biases, this discussion provides actionable strategies for educators eager to elevate student welfare. By embracing self-reflection and integrating trauma-informed practices, educators can emerge as catalysts for emotional resilience and cultivate inclusive, supportive classrooms. Join us on this transformative journey as we empower educators to foster environments where every student can flourish emotionally, academically, and socially. #traumainformed #studentmentalhealth #Education #TeacherLife #StudentWellbeing #TraumaInformed #EmpathyInEducation #ReflectivePractice #EducatorSupport #InclusiveClassrooms #SEL #TeacherCommunity #christianeducators #societyschild Connect with Trish: 👉Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/SocietysChild 👉Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SocietysChild.co 👉Instagram: www.instagram.com/societyschild.co 👉Subscribe and Review: If you find this episode helpful, hit subscribe, leave a review, and share it with your colleagues. Get your list of 75 Bible affirmations based on 25 scriptures. 👉Interested in being a guest on the show?  Email SocietysChildPodcast@gmail.com
34-Christian Educators: Empowering Support for Challenging Students (Monday Mindset Matters)
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34-Christian Educators: Empowering Support for Challenging Students (Monday Mindset Matters)
In this episode, we delve into the challenges Christian educators face when reaching students with trauma histories. Reflecting on personal experiences, we explore the significance of Psalm 34:18, which assures us that the Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those crushed in spirit. Encouraging listeners to apply this scripture in their classrooms, we emphasize the importance of embodying God's compassion and providing support to struggling students - even ending with some practical action steps. By anchoring ourselves in God's word and compassion, we can become powerful sources of comfort and support for our students and colleagues, transforming our campuses into fully trauma-responsive campuses. Join us as we journey together in faith and empowerment. #TraumaInformedEducation #EducatorWellbeing #MentalHealthInEducation #ChristianEducators  #EmpoweringEducators #Psalms3418 #traumainformed #societyschildpodcast Connect with Trish: 👉Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/SocietysChild 👉Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SocietysChild.co 👉Instagram: www.instagram.com/societyschild.co 👉Subscribe and Review: If you find this episode helpful, hit subscribe, leave a review, and share it with your colleagues. Get your list of 75 Bible affirmations based on 25 scriptures. 👉Interested in being a guest on the show?  Email SocietysChildPodcast@gmail.com
33-Quick Calming Strategies for Educators: Neuroscience and Classroom Behavior (With Allison Morgan-Part 2)
10-04-2024
33-Quick Calming Strategies for Educators: Neuroscience and Classroom Behavior (With Allison Morgan-Part 2)
Today, we discover expert tips from Allison Morgan of Zensational Kids on implementing trauma-informed strategies for educators in part 2 of our interview series. With over 30 years of experience, Allison explores the neuroscience of classroom behavior, providing practical techniques to manage stress and foster a positive learning environment. Learn how to leverage the nervous system and incorporate simple breathing exercises to promote student well-being and improve classroom dynamics. Tune in now to gain actionable insights and empower yourself with effective tools for navigating stress in the classroom. #societyschild #EducatorTips #ClassroomManagement #Neuroscience #StressRelief #Mindfulness #TeacherWellness #chaostocalm #traumainformedstrategies #SEL #socialemotionallearning #zensationalkids #mindfulness   CONTACT ALLISON MORGAN: Website: www.zensationalkids.com, resource page: https://zensationalkids.com/downloadables/ Offer for our listeners:  https://zensationalkids.com/freestuff Special for our audience:  free access to 1-month of video lessons for sharing breath, movement and mindfulness in the classroom: https://zensationalkids.com/freestuff/ Instagram: @zensational_kids Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/zensationalkids LinkedIn:  https://linkedin.com/in/allison-morgan YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/c/ZensationalKids Connect with Trish: 👉Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/SocietysChild 👉Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SocietysChild.co 👉Instagram: www.instagram.com/societyschild.co 👉Subscribe and Review: If you find this episode helpful, hit subscribe, leave a review, and share it with your colleagues. Get your list of 75 Bible affirmations based on 25 scriptures. 👉Interested in being a guest on the show?  Email SocietysChildPodcast@gmail.com
32-Reviving Your Teaching Passion: Biblical Strategies for Weary Christian Educators-Monday Mindset Matters
08-04-2024
32-Reviving Your Teaching Passion: Biblical Strategies for Weary Christian Educators-Monday Mindset Matters
In this episode, we explore the journey of Christian educators, shedding light on the unique challenges they face and the effective strategies they employ to overcome them. We delve into the crucial role of nurturing faith in education, offering practical insights and biblical wisdom to reignite the teaching spirit and combat burnout. From tackling classroom challenges to finding hope through spiritual growth, we uncover how integrating faith-based solutions can empower educators to transform their classrooms and renew their passion for teaching. Through self-assessment, hunger for spiritual development, and prayerful reflection, Christian teachers are equipped to illuminate their classrooms with the light of Christ and leave a lasting impact on their students' lives. #ChristianEducators #FaithInEducation #TeachingSpirit #ClassroomChallenges #SpiritualGrowth #Empowerment #TraumaInformedEducation #EducatorWellbeing #MentalHealthInEducation  #EmpoweringEducators #AdverseChildhoodExperiences  #traumainformed  Connect with Trish:  https://www.trishz.com 👉Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/SocietysChild 👉Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SocietysChild.co 👉Instagram: www.instagram.com/societyschild.co 👉Subscribe and Review: If you find this episode helpful, hit subscribe, leave a review, and share it with your colleagues. Get your list of 75 Bible affirmations based on 25 scriptures. 👉Interested in being a guest on the show?  Email SocietysChildPodcast@gmail.com
31-Quick Calming Strategies for Educators: Neuroscience and Classroom Behavior-w/Allison Morgan, Zensational Kids (part 1)
03-04-2024
31-Quick Calming Strategies for Educators: Neuroscience and Classroom Behavior-w/Allison Morgan, Zensational Kids (part 1)
In this insightful episode, seasoned occupational therapist, Allison Morgan of Zensational Kids, shares her expertise on quick calming strategies for educators amidst the chaos of the classroom. With over 30 years of experience, Allison delves into the neuroscience behind classroom behavior, offering practical techniques to help educators manage stress and create a more conducive learning environment. From understanding the role of the nervous system to implementing simple breathing exercises, educators will gain valuable insights to promote student well-being and enhance classroom dynamics. Tune in to discover actionable tips and empower yourself with tools to navigate stressful moments with ease. #societyschild #EducatorTips #ClassroomManagement #Neuroscience #StressRelief #Mindfulness #TeacherWellness #chaostocalm #traumainformedstrategies #SEL #socialemotionallearning #zensationalkids #mindfulness   CONTACT ALLISON MORGAN: Website: www.zensationalkids.com, resource page: https://zensationalkids.com/downloadables/ Offer for our listeners:  https://zensationalkids.com/freestuff Special for our audience:  free access to 1-month of video lessons for sharing breath, movement and mindfulness in the classroom: https://zensationalkids.com/freestuff/ Instagram: @zensational_kids Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/zensationalkids LinkedIn:  https://linkedin.com/in/allison-morgan YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/c/ZensationalKids Connect with Trish: 👉Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/SocietysChild 👉Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SocietysChild.co 👉Instagram: www.instagram.com/societyschild.co 👉Subscribe and Review: If you find this episode helpful, hit subscribe, leave a review, and share it with your colleagues. Get your list of 75 Bible affirmations based on 25 scriptures. 👉Interested in being a guest on the show?  Email SocietysChildPodcast@gmail.com
30-Navigating Classroom Challenges: Faith-Fueled Strategies for Christian Educators Facing Classroom Trials-Monday Mindset Matters
01-04-2024
30-Navigating Classroom Challenges: Faith-Fueled Strategies for Christian Educators Facing Classroom Trials-Monday Mindset Matters
In this episode of Monday Mindset Matters, ❤️ we talk about how much we may worry about our students and how Christian educators facing tough situations on campus can overcome. Join us as we explore how faith can fuel strategies  🚀 to navigate these challenges. Drawing inspiration from biblical wisdom  and personal experiences, we discuss practical steps to tackle difficult behaviors and trials in the classroom. From the power of prayer  🙏🏻 to seeking support from trusted colleagues, we uncover ways to find strength and guidance amidst the chaos. Tune in for insights, encouragement, and faith-filled strategies to empower educators in their mission to create positive and nurturing environments for their students.💪🏼   #ChristianEducators #ClassroomChallenges #FaithInEducation #TeacherSupport #MondayMindset #EducatorEmpowerment #BiblicalWisdom #PrayerWorks #TeachingTrials #PositiveClassroom #EducatorCommunity #FaithBasedTeaching #EmpoweringEducators #ChristianTeaching #MindsetMatters #traumainformedstrategies  Subscribe and Review: If you find this episode helpful, hit subscribe, leave a review, and share it with your colleagues.   Connect with Trish: 👉Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/SocietysChild 👉Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SocietysChild.co 👉Instagram: www.instagram.com/societyschild.co Get your list of 75 Bible affirmations based on 25 scriptures. 👉Interested in being a guest on the show?  Email SocietysChildPodcast@gmail.com
29-From Chaos to Composure: Navigating Student Behaviors with Confidence w/Jessica Truran (Part 2)
27-03-2024
29-From Chaos to Composure: Navigating Student Behaviors with Confidence w/Jessica Truran (Part 2)
🌟 Dive into this enlightening episode where educator Jessica Truran shares invaluable insights on maintaining composure amidst challenging student behaviors. Gain practical tips and strategies to empower yourself as an educator, create a safe and supportive classroom environment, and foster empathy and resilience in your students. Discover how trauma-informed teaching practices can transform your approach and enhance student learning. Whether you're a seasoned educator or just starting out, this episode offers essential wisdom to help you thrive in the classroom. Tune in now for a dose of inspiration and practical guidance! 🍎✨ #Education #TraumaInformedTeaching #EmpowerEducators #StudentBehavior #ResilienceBuilding #CompassionateTeaching #TraumaInformedEducators #EmpathyInEducation #GentleGuidance  #TraumaResponsiveClassrooms #christianeducators #TraumaInformedTeaching #societyschild   Who is Jessica Truran? Email:  jessicatruran@easternchristian.org Jessica is a Kindergarten Teacher at a Christian School in Northern NJ.  She has her M. Ed. in Trauma and Resilience in Educational Settings, and her greatest goal is to create a safe space for her students while pointing them toward Jesus.  She passionate about helping educators understand how children's brains work and how we can support them in the classroom!  On a fun note, she loves walking her dog (while I'm listening to podcasts, of course!   Subscribe and Review: If you find this episode helpful, hit subscribe, leave a review, and share it with your colleagues.   Connect with Trish: 👉Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/SocietysChild 👉Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SocietysChild.co 👉Instagram: www.instagram.com/societyschild.co Get your list of 75 Bible affirmations based on 25 scriptures. 👉Interested in being a guest on the show?  Email SocietysChildPodcast@gmail.com
28-Staying Grounded: Coping Strategies for Christian Educators - Monday Mindset Matters
25-03-2024
28-Staying Grounded: Coping Strategies for Christian Educators - Monday Mindset Matters
In this episode, we acknowledge the challenges possible challenges faced by Christian educators and offer practical coping strategies to help them stay grounded amidst personal trials. From the host's own experiences with medical issues and family dynamics to the broader mission of transforming campuses through radical love and compassion, we recognize the importance of resilience in the face of adversity. Drawing inspiration from Ephesians 6:10-18, we explore how faith serves as a guiding force, providing strength and protection. Through heartfelt prayers and actionable advice, we encourage educators to embrace their role as agents of change while prioritizing self-care and spiritual nourishment. Join us as we navigate the intersection of faith and education, empowering educators to overcome obstacles with grace and determination. #ChristianEducators #ResilienceInEducation #FaithBasedTeaching #CopingStrategies #StayGrounded #TransformingCampuses #RadicalLove #CompassionateTeaching #SelfCare #SpiritualNourishment #PrayerWorks #EmpoweredEducators #StrengthInAdversity #Ephesians610 #EducationPodcast #Inspiration #Motivation #societyschild #traumainformededucation Connect with Trish: 👉Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/SocietysChild 👉Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SocietysChild.co 👉Instagram: www.instagram.com/societyschild.co 👉Subscribe and Review: If you find this episode helpful, hit subscribe, leave a review, and share it with your colleagues. Get your list of 75 Bible affirmations based on 25 scriptures. 👉Interested in being a guest on the show?  Email SocietysChildPodcast@gmail.com
27-From Conflict to Connection: Trauma-Informed Strategies for Creating Safe Learning Environments - w/JessicaTruran (Part 1)
21-03-2024
27-From Conflict to Connection: Trauma-Informed Strategies for Creating Safe Learning Environments - w/JessicaTruran (Part 1)
In this enlightening episode, we meet Jessica Truran an educator from Eastern Christian School who helps us delve into the transformative power of trauma-informed strategies in education. From Conflict to Connection takes us on a journey where educators learn to navigate challenging classroom dynamics with empathy and understanding. Through practical tips and insightful discussions, we uncover how trauma-informed teaching fosters safe learning environments where students can thrive emotionally, socially, and academically. Join us as we explore the profound impact of shifting from conflict to connection, paving the way for a brighter future in education. #TraumaInformedEducation #SafeLearningEnvironments #EmpatheticTeaching #EducationTransformation #TeacherTips #CompassionateTeaching #TraumaInformedEducators #SELforEducators #EmpathyInEducation #GentleGuidance #SELforTeachers  #christianeducators #feltsafety #coregulation #connection   Subscribe and Review: If you find this episode helpful, hit subscribe, leave a review, and share it with your colleagues.   Connect with Trish: 👉Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/SocietysChild 👉Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SocietysChild.co 👉Instagram: www.instagram.com/societyschild.co Get your list of 75 Bible affirmations based on 25 scriptures. 👉Interested in being a guest on the show?  Email SocietysChildPodcast@gmail.com
25-Unlocking Student Potential: Practical Techniques for Educators to Shift from Punitive Discipline to Co-Regulation with Dr. Lori DeSautels (Part 2)
13-03-2024
25-Unlocking Student Potential: Practical Techniques for Educators to Shift from Punitive Discipline to Co-Regulation with Dr. Lori DeSautels (Part 2)
In this episode, join us for the continuation of our insightful conversation with Dr. Lori DeSautels. We delve deeper into practical techniques for educators aiming to transition from punitive disciplinary measures to co-regulation strategies. Dr. DeSautels shares valuable insights on fostering a classroom environment centered on empathy and understanding, emphasizing the importance of meeting students where they are emotionally. From simple practices like offering water during moments of heightened emotions to engaging in collaborative activities promoting co-regulation, this episode offers actionable steps for educators seeking to cultivate a nurturing learning space. Tune in to uncover invaluable tips for unlocking student potential and fostering resilience in the classroom. #CompassionateTeaching #TraumaInformedEducators  #EmpathyInEducation #SELforTeachers #TraumaResponsiveClassrooms  #TraumaInformedTeaching #FeltSafetyInEducation  #feltsafety #coregulation #connection #ans #autonomicnervoussystem #educationneuroscience #EmpoweringEducators #societyschild #traumainformed #traumainformededucation #CoRegulation #NervousSystemHealth #feltsafety #CultivatingSafety Contact Dr. Lori Desautels - https://revelationsineducation.com/ Check out her newest book:  https://revelationsineducation.com/the-book/   Subscribe and Review: If you find this episode helpful, hit subscribe, leave a review, and share it with your colleagues.   Connect with Trish: 👉Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/SocietysChild 👉Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SocietysChild.co 👉Instagram: www.instagram.com/societyschild.co Get your list of 75 Bible affirmations based on 25 scriptures. 👉Interested in being a guest on the show?  Email SocietysChildPodcast@gmail.com
24- Reconnecting with Faith: How Christian Educators Can Find Hope Amidst Classroom Challenges-MMM
11-03-2024
24- Reconnecting with Faith: How Christian Educators Can Find Hope Amidst Classroom Challenges-MMM
Discover how Christian educators can navigate the complexities of the classroom with renewed hope and faith. This episode encourages educators to stay ground in order to manage stress to foster resilience. Learn practical strategies grounded in scripture to help educators find strength amidst challenges. Through prayer, self-reflection, and a deep connection to faith, listeners will learn how to reclaim their sense of purpose and positively impact their students' lives. Tune in to reignite your passion for teaching and rediscover the power of faith in the educational journey. #RenewedFaith #StrengthInScripture #PrayerfulResilience#TeacherWellness, #ClassroomBalance #SpiritualGrowth #GroundedInFaith #EducatorEmpowerment  #ChristianTeaching, #TeacherSupport #ClassroomImpact #HopeInEducation  #FaithDrivenTeaching #TraumaInformedEducators #TraumaResponsiveClassrooms #FaithBasedTeaching #TraumaInformedTeaching #FeltSafetyInEducation #HealingThroughEducation #christianeducators #FaithAndEducation    Subscribe and Review: If you find this episode helpful, hit subscribe, leave a review, and share it with your colleagues.   Connect with Trish: 👉Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/SocietysChild 👉Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SocietysChild.co 👉Instagram: www.instagram.com/societyschild.co Get your list of 75 Bible affirmations based on 25 scriptures. 👉Interested in being a guest on the show?  Email SocietysChildPodcast@gmail.com
23-Navigating the Classroom Storm: Cultivating Felt Safety and Co-Regulation Strategies with Dr. Lori DeSautels (Part 1)
06-03-2024
23-Navigating the Classroom Storm: Cultivating Felt Safety and Co-Regulation Strategies with Dr. Lori DeSautels (Part 1)
In this insightful episode, Trish introduces Dr. Lori Desautels, an assistant professor at Butler University, renowned for her work in integrating social and relational neurosciences into education. Dr. Desautels sheds light on the importance of understanding survival states and the autonomic nervous system (ANS) in classroom dynamics. She emphasizes the significance of educators recognizing their own nervous system responses and modeling self-regulation for students. Dr. Lori Desautels also delves into the concept of felt safety and co-regulation, highlighting how these practices are fundamental for emotional well-being and learning. Throughout the conversation, practical strategies and examples are shared, providing educators with actionable insights to foster supportive classroom environments. Don't miss this engaging discussion on navigating the complexities of the nervous system in education! #educationneuroscience #EmpoweringEducators #societyschild #traumainformed #traumainformededucation #CoRegulation #NervousSystemHealth #feltsafety #CultivatingSafety Contact Dr. Lori Desautels - https://revelationsineducation.com/ Check out her newest book:  https://revelationsineducation.com/the-book/ Connect with Trish: 👉Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/SocietysChild 👉Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SocietysChild.co 👉Instagram: www.instagram.com/societyschild.co 👉Subscribe and Review: If you find this episode helpful, hit subscribe, leave a review, and share it with your colleagues. Get your list of 75 Bible affirmations based on 25 scriptures. 👉Interested in being a guest on the show?  Email SocietysChildPodcast@gmail.com
22-Prayer and Purpose: How Educators Can Find Strength Beyond Rituals-Monday Mindset Matters
04-03-2024
22-Prayer and Purpose: How Educators Can Find Strength Beyond Rituals-Monday Mindset Matters
In this episode, we learn how prayer can be transformative for educators. Trish shares personal experiences and insights into how prayer can prepare and strengthen educators for the day ahead. Drawing from her own journey with faith, she emphasizes the importance of developing a relationship with Jesus, rather than just adhering to religious rituals. By engaging in a regular dialogue with God, expressing gratitude, seeking guidance, and acknowledging the presence of the Holy Spirit within, educators can find peace, clarity, and resilience amidst the challenges of the classroom. The episode encourages educators to start their prayer journey wherever they are, be it through a morning devotion, a prayer journal, or conversational prayer, and highlights the profound impact of sincere and consistent communication with God. Ultimately, the goal is for educators to feel equipped and empowered, knowing that their work is guided by a higher purpose and divine intervention. Contact Us for Podcast   #christianeducator #teacherspray #faithineducation #TraumaInformedEducation #EducatorWellbeing #MentalHealthInEducation  #ChildhoodTraumaSupport #EmpoweringEducators #AdverseChildhoodExperiences #ACEsScoreAwareness #traumainformed #traumainformededucation  Connect with Trish: 👉Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/SocietysChild 👉Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SocietysChild.co 👉Instagram: www.instagram.com/societyschild.co 👉Subscribe and Review: If you find this episode helpful, hit subscribe, leave a review, and share it with your colleagues. Get your list of 75 Bible affirmations based on 25 scriptures. 👉Interested in being a guest on the show?  Email SocietysChildPodcast@gmail.com
21-The Importance of Understanding Your ACEs Score: An Educator's Guide
28-02-2024
21-The Importance of Understanding Your ACEs Score: An Educator's Guide
In this episode, we dive into the critical importance of understanding your ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) score, especially for educators. We explore what the ACEs score is, how to calculate it, and the implications it has on our lives and the lives of our students. The episode delves into the psychological, physical, and emotional impact that ACEs can have, and emphasizes the need for trauma-informed practices in education. We also touch on the work of Dr. Nadine Burke Harris and the significance of incorporating ACEs screenings in schools. Whether you're an educator or simply passionate about supporting trauma-affected individuals, this episode provides valuable insights and actionable steps to create safe and nurturing environments for our students. #ACEsAwareness #TraumaInformedEducation #EducatorWellbeing #MentalHealthInEducation #SafeLearningSpaces #SELforEducators #ChildhoodTraumaSupport #EmpoweringEducators #AdverseChildhoodExperiences #ACEsScoreAwareness #traumainformed #traumainformededucation  Connect with Trish: 👉Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/SocietysChild 👉Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SocietysChild.co 👉Instagram: www.instagram.com/societyschild.co 👉Subscribe and Review: If you find this episode helpful, hit subscribe, leave a review, and share it with your colleagues. Get your list of 75 Bible affirmations based on 25 scriptures. 👉Interested in being a guest on the show?  Email SocietysChildPodcast@gmail.com
20-Why Your Relationship with Jesus Matters in Education: A Guide for Christian Educators-Monday Mindset Matters
26-02-2024
20-Why Your Relationship with Jesus Matters in Education: A Guide for Christian Educators-Monday Mindset Matters
This episode of Monday Mindset Matters we explore the transformative power of faith in the educational setting, particularly for Christian educators. Trish share her personal journey from a childhood rooted in Christ to a period of confusion in exploring different religions with her family, to eventually rediscovering her relationship with Jesus in her 30s. Drawing from her experiences, she encourages educators to embrace a personal and spiritual connection with Jesus, regardless of their starting point. She emphasizes that building a relationship with Jesus is a unique and ongoing journey, urging listeners to be patient and trust in God's plan for their lives. The episode concludes with a Scripture from Proverbs 3:5-6, reminding listeners to trust in the Lord and lean not on their own understanding. #FaithInEducation #ChristianEducators #SpiritualJourney #ChristianFaith #MondayMindsetMatters #PersonalGrowth #SpiritualGrowth #TrustInGod #BibleVerse #Proverbs3:5-6 #EducationAndFaith #ChristianTeaching #TeachingWithFaith #TransformativePowerOfFaith #ChristianPodcast #traumainformedmovement Connect with Trish: 👉Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/SocietysChild 👉Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SocietysChild.co 👉Instagram: www.instagram.com/societyschild.co 👉Subscribe and Review: If you find this episode helpful, hit subscribe, leave a review, and share it with your colleagues. Get your list of 75 Bible affirmations based on 25 scriptures. 👉Interested in being a guest on the show?  Email SocietysChildPodcast@gmail.com
19-From Fear to Felt Safety: A Teacher's Tale of Healing Through Trauma-Informed Education
21-02-2024
19-From Fear to Felt Safety: A Teacher's Tale of Healing Through Trauma-Informed Education
In this personal narrative, Trish shares her personal experience as a child going through multiple upheavals, including abuse, foster care, and group homes. Amidst this trauma, a pivotal moment occurred when an educator provided a sense of "felt safety," a term coined in trauma-informed care. This concept, rooted in the understanding of psychological and emotional safety, is crucial for children's ability to regulate their emotions and learn effectively. The speaker emphasizes the importance of trust, consistency, and emotional support in creating this environment, ultimately highlighting the transformative power of felt safety in education and how educators can provide this essential support for trauma-affected students. Listeners are encouraged about the importance of connecting with God and seeking peace through faith. This testimony serves as a call to action for Christian educators to be intentional in fostering a safe and supportive environment, mirroring the unconditional love and care they believe God offers. #CompassionateTeaching #TraumaInformedEducators #SELforEducators #holyspiritdriven#feltsafety #EmpathyInEducation #GentleGuidance #SELforTeachers #TraumaResponsiveClassrooms #christianeducators #FaithBasedTeaching #TraumaInformedTeaching #FeltSafetyInEducation #HealingThroughEducation #christianeducators #FaithAndEducation  Connect with Trish: 👉Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/SocietysChild 👉Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SocietysChild.co 👉Instagram: www.instagram.com/societyschild.co 👉Subscribe and Review: If you find this episode helpful, hit subscribe, leave a review, and share it with your colleagues. Get your list of 75 Bible affirmations based on 25 scriptures. 👉Interested in being a guest on the show?  Email SocietysChildPodcast@gmail.com
18-Revolutionize Your Classroom: The Holy Spirit's Guide for Christian Educators (Monday Mindset Matters)
19-02-2024
18-Revolutionize Your Classroom: The Holy Spirit's Guide for Christian Educators (Monday Mindset Matters)
In this podcast, we dive deep into the transformative power of Christian educators guided by the Holy Spirit. Drawing from Galatians 5:22-23, we explore the spiritual fruits of love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. These virtues not only shape our interactions with students but also foster a trauma-informed environment where children feel valued, supported, and empowered to thrive. The Holy Spirit is our compass, helping us to navigate the complexities of trauma-responsive teaching and promote emotional regulation, while empowering students to thrive through self-control and gentleness. By integrating these practices grounded in the fruit of the Spirit, we can create a healing, resilient, and academically successful environment for all students. #CompassionateTeaching #TraumaInformedEducators #SELforEducators #holyspiritdriven #fruitofthespirit #EmpathyInEducation #GentleGuidance #SELforTeachers #TraumaResponsiveClassrooms #christianeducators #FaithBasedTeaching    Connect with Trish: 👉Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/SocietysChild 👉Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SocietysChild.co 👉Instagram: www.instagram.com/societyschild.co 👉Subscribe and Review: If you find this episode helpful, hit subscribe, leave a review, and share it with your colleagues. Get your list of 75 Bible affirmations based on 25 scriptures. 👉Interested in being a guest on the show?  Email SocietysChildPodcast@gmail.com
17-Beyond Burnout: How Principals & Administrators Can Find Hope and Maintain Balance (Guest Interview w/Jim Sporleder-Part 3)
14-02-2024
17-Beyond Burnout: How Principals & Administrators Can Find Hope and Maintain Balance (Guest Interview w/Jim Sporleder-Part 3)
The third part of the interview with Jim Sporleder touches on the hope and self-care necessary in implementing a trauma-responsive approach on campuses. It highlights the importance of never writing off students, as their brains can develop positively up to age 25. Jim shares a touching story of former students who, despite difficult backgrounds, found success in a cookie business and education. He also discusses the heavy stress he faced as a school administrator, leading to his eventual medical leave. He emphasizes the role of self-care and gratitude in recovering, and how balance is crucial to avoid burnout. Through this personal story, the episode brings a message of hope and resilience to those dealing with high-stress environments and the necessity of self-care. #TraumaResponsiveCampus #FindingHope #BalanceInWork #SelfCareJourney #Resilience #InspiringStories #MentalHealthAwareness #EducationalLeadership #EmpoweringYouth #Gratitude  #Education #TraumaInformed #DisciplineTactics #StudentWellness #PodcastInterview #wallawalla #InspiringEducators  #jimsporleder #papertigersdocumentary #papertigers  Contact Jim Sporleder   Website:  JimSporlederConsulting.com Facebook: @JimSporlederConsulting X:  @SporLin Book:  The Trauma-Informed School: A Step-by-Step Implementation Guide for Administrators and School Personnel:   Connect with Trish: 👉Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/SocietysChild 👉Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SocietysChild.co 👉Instagram: www.instagram.com/societyschild.co 👉Subscribe and Review: If you find this episode helpful, hit subscribe, leave a review, and share it with your colleagues. Get your list of 75 Bible affirmations based on 25 scriptures. 👉Interested in being a guest on the show?  Email SocietysChildPodcast@gmail.com