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May 23, 2017


2016-2017 Regional Forums


Integrating Trauma Sensitivity


 and Social Emotional Learning


 through PBIS, a Multi-Tiered


 System of Support



The New York State Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Technical Assistance Center (NYS PBIS-TAC), in partnership with the Regional Special Education Technical Assistance Support Centers (RSE-TASC) Behavioral Specialists will be presenting twelve one-day regional forums across New York State.


Training Materials

Regional Forum PowerPoint Presentation


Regional Forum Handout Packet



Academic Learning and Social Emotional Learning: A National Priority (Weissberg & Cascarino, 2013)


Age Related Reactions to Traumatic Events (The National Child Traumatic Stress Network, n.d.)


Development of an Interconnected Systems Framework for School Mental Health (Barrett, Eber, & Weist, 2009)


Evidence-Based Social-Emotional Curricula and Intervention Packages for Children 0-5 Years and their Families (Powell & Dunlap, 2009)


Family-Focused Interventions for Promoting Social-Emotional Development in Infants and Toddlers with or at Risk for Disabilities (Powell & Dunlap, 2010)


The Impact of Enhancing Students’ Social Emotional Learning: A Meta-Analysis of School Based Interventions (Durlak, Weissberg, Dymnicki, Taylor, & Schellinger, 2011)


Promoting Social Behavior of Young Children in Group Settings: A Summary of Research (Dunlap & Powell, 2009)


Road Map to Statewide Implementation of the Pyramid Model (Dunlap, Smith, Fox, & Blasé, 2014)


SAMHSA’s Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach (SAMHSA, 2014)


Screening for Social Emotional Concerns: Considerations in the Selection of Instruments (Henderson & Strain, 2009)


Social and Emotional Learning in Schools: From Programs to Strategies (Jones & Bouffard, 2012)


Social Emotional Learning and Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) (CASEL, 2010)


Social-Emotional Learning in the Primary Curriculum (Mindess, Chen, & Brenner, 2008)


Teaching Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Skills in an Inclusive Preschool Classroom (LeCocq-Lundgren, 2015)


Technical Assistance to Promote Service and System Change (Blasé, 2009)


Trauma Sensitive Classrooms: Preschool Through Grade Three (Statman-Weil, 2015)


Understanding Child Trauma (The National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative & SAMHSA, 2016)


Unlocking the Door to Learning Trauma Informed Classrooms and Transformational Schools (McInerney & McKlindon, 2014)


Using Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) to Help Schools Become More Trauma-Sensitive (Evers, n.d.)




Applying Trauma Informed Strategies to Classrooms and Student Interactions (Brown, n.d.)


Essential Trauma Informed Practices in Schools (Cronn & Iversen, 2013)


How Can We Sustain PBIS and Other Multi-Tiered Systems of Support? (McIntosh, 2016)


How to Align SEL, PBIS, and RJ to Provide a Coherent Network of Support for Our Students (Osher, 2015)


Incorporating Trauma into PBIS and Teacher Management (Dunning, n.d.)


Integrating Mental Health Services across the Tiers: Interconnected Systems Framework System (Putman, 2013)


Integrating Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports and Social Emotional Learning (Sprague, n.d.)


Integrating School Mental Health and PBIS: Examples at All 3 Tiers (Capio, Horn, & Perales, 2013)


MTSS/PBIS: Key Concepts & Addressing Implementation Challenges (Sugai, 2016)


MTSS, RtI, & PBIS: School Climate, Tiered Frameworks, & Teaching Respect (Sugai, 2016)


PBIS and Trauma Informed Schools (Sumi & Woodbridge, 2015)


SEL and PBIS – Supporting the Achievement of Academic Outcomes (Weissberg & Horner, 2012)


Strategies for Creating Interconnected Support for Students: Tier 1 PBIS & SEL (Whitcomb & Fefer, 2014)


Trauma Informed Care: Looking at Behaviors through a Trauma Lens (Alvarez & Sloan, 2013)


Using PBIS to Create and Support Trauma Sensitive Schools (Ohio Department of Education, n.d.)


Workbooks & Guides  

CASEL Middle and High School Social Emotional Learning Guide (CASEL, 2015)


CASEL Preschool and Elementary Social Emotional Learning Guide (CASEL, 2013)


Child Trauma Toolkit for Educators (The National Child Traumatic Stress Network, 2008)


Childhood Trauma Reactions: A Guide for Teachers from Preschool to Year 12 (Kenardy, Young, Le Brocque, & March, 2011)


Compendium of Preschool through Elementary School Social Emotional Learning and Associated Assessment Measures (Denham, Ji, & Hamre, 2010)


Guidelines and Resources for Social and Emotional Development and Learning (SEDL) in New York State (NYS Education Department, 2011)


Helping Traumatized Children Learn: Creating and Advocating for Trauma Sensitive Schools (Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative, 2013)


Helping Traumatized Children Learn (Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative, 2005)


How Schools Can Help Students Recover from Traumatic Experiences: A Tool Kit for Supporting Long-Term Recovery (Jaycox, Morse, Tanielian, & Stein, 2006)


Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Implementation Components (Problem Solving & Response to Intervention Project, Florida’s Positive Behavior Supports, University of Florida, 2011)


Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS) for Behavior Module (Kansas Multi-Tiered Supports, 2009)


School and Family Partnerships to Enhance Children’s Social Emotional and Academic Growth (Albright, Weissberg, & Dusenbury, 2011)


Schools, Families, and Social Emotional Learning: Ideas and Tools for Working with Parents and Families (Fredericks, Weissberg, Resnik, Patrikakou, & O’Brien, 2005)


Social Emotional Learning Assessments Measures for Middle School Youth (Haggerty, Elgin, & Woolley, 2011)


The Trauma Toolkit (Klinic Community Health Center, 2013)


Tips for Talking with and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event (SAMHSA, 2007)


Trauma and Resilience: An Adolescent Provider Workbook (Adolescent Health Working Group, 2013)


Trauma Informed Organizational Survey (National Center on Family Homelessness Trauma-Informed Organizational Self-Assessment, 2013)


Trauma Sensitive School Checklist (Lesley University & Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative, 2012)


Using Classroom Management to Improve Preschoolers’ Social and Emotional Skills (Morris et al., 2013)




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