Trauma-Informed Teaching (CTE2271)Export this event to calendar

Monday, November 15, 2021 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST
Location: Online (Zoom)
Facilitator: Serena McDiarmid (CTE)

Workshop description

In this highly interactive workshop, you will learn about trauma-informed pedagogy: teaching practices that are informed by an understanding of trauma, its prevalence, and its impact on learning. We will identify concrete actions you can take while teaching that support all students, especially those who have experienced trauma.

Workshop delivery

This is a live session that will take place in Zoom. The link to the session will be sent to you by email closer to the date.

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    This workshop has limited enrolment spots and often has a waiting list. If you have registered but can't complete the module, please cancel your registration well in advance through the registration system, so that someone else can fill your spot.


    The University of Waterloo is committed to achieving barrier-free accessibility for persons with disabilities who are visiting, studying, or working at Waterloo. CTE’s online workshops are delivered through either Zoom, WebEx, Microsoft Teams, or Bongo with the audio component available either as captioning or a transcript. CTE’s face-to-face workshops typically involve a mix of presentation and discussion-based activities, and we encourage a scent-free environment. We welcome accompanying assistants, interpreters, and note-takers. If you have questions concerning access, such as parking, building layouts, or obtaining workshop content in alternative formats, or wish to request accommodations for our programming, please let us know by emailing Please note that some accommodations may require time to arrange.