Trauma-Informed Classroom

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
PaTTAN Harrisburg, Pa.

This intensive one-day training, presented by Josh MacNeill, Director of NeuroLogic Initiative at Lakeside in North Wales, Pa., will provide an initial introduction to a trauma-informed approach to working with students. The session will provide a basic overview of the brain and neural-development and an understanding of trauma and its impact on the brain. Participants will then explore many practical solutions to improve neural wiring and to bring out students’ best potential.

This training is appropriate for helping professionals working with grades K-12.


8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Sign-in
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Training

Continuing Education Credits

Act 48 Credits

Act 48 professional development credit will be provided for those with Pennsylvania teaching or administrative certificates. Participants MUST attend the course from beginning to end and list their professional personnel identification (PPID) number on the appropriate Act 48 paperwork. If you are interested in receiving Act 48 credit, check the appropriate box on the registration form. Retrieve your PPID number from PERMS.

National Association of Social Workers Credits

The Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) will award credits for completion of the two-day course. A certificate fee of $15 for NASW members and $30 for non-members will be charged and can be paid directly to the Association. Packets will be available at the event.

Out-of-State Attendees

For out-of-state attendees, a certificate of completion will be provided that documents the number of professional development hours spent in the training.


PaTTAN Harrisburg
6340 Flank Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17112, (717) 541-4960


Participants are responsible for their own travel and lodging arrangements/costs.

Nearby Hotels

Candlewood Suites Harrisburg
1 mile from PaTTAN
504 North Mountain Road, Harrisburg, PA 17112,  (717) 652-7800

Ramada by Wyndham Harrisburg/Hershey Area
1 mile from PaTTAN
300 North Mountain Road, Harrisburg, PA 17112, (717) 652-7180

Holiday Inn Express Harrisburg NE
6 miles from PaTTAN
7744 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17112, (717) 540-8400

Holiday Inn Harrisburg-Hershey (located in Grantville)
9 miles from PaTTAN
I81 at Exit 80, 604 Station Road, Grantville, PA 17028, (717) 469-0661

ADA Accommodations

Participation by all individuals is encouraged. If you have a disability and require accommodation in order to fully participate in this event, please indicate your needs in the ADA section on the registration form. If you would like to contact us directly, please do so by contacting Regina Salvador at the Center for Schools and Communities,  (717) 763-1661 ext. 164 . Requests should be made as soon as possible but no later than two weeks prior to the event.


Registration Fee

There is a registration fee of $249 per person; fee includes lunch.


We accept check, money and purchase order, and credit card via the online registration process. Make checks payable to CSIU/Center for Schools and Communities and send to Center for Schools and Communities, Attn: Debby Barry, 275 Grandview Avenue, Suite 200, Camp Hill, PA 17011 together with a copy of your confirmation email.



Cancellation and Refund Policy

  • Refunds (minus a $25 administrative/processing fee) will be granted to registrants who cancel their registration 30 business days prior to the event via Center for the Promotion of Social and Emotional Learning.
  • Refunds will not be provided to registrants who neither cancel nor attend the event. Confirmed registrants who are unable to attend the event may send a substitute in their place at no additional cost. Substitution information must be received by Center for the Promotion of Social and Emotional Learning no less than two full business days before the start of the event.
  • Center for the Promotion of Social and Emotional Learning reserves the right to cancel any event 15 business days prior to the event date if the minimum number of participants has not been met. If the event is cancelled, participants will receive a full refund.


Registration Questions

Leighann Garland, Conference and Professional Development Specialist
(717) 763-1661 ext. 138

General Training Questions

Amy Moritz, Strategic Partnerships Managing Coordinator
(717) 763-1661 ext. 191