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The Adolescent Brain

Supporting Safety, Well-Being, and Resilience


  • Christine Triano


A day-long workshop for school administrators, safety personnel, counselors, & others addressing how schools can promote resilience and help students feel safe and connected.

 Topics covered will include:

  1. Describe the changes that occur in the emotional, social, motivational, memory, appraisal, and reward systems in adolescent development
  2. Utilize brain-wise strategies to help students feel safe and connected;
  3. Understand different types of integration that inform healthy social and emotional development;
  4. Be intentional about creating interactions that help how adolescent’s brains are wired and therefore function;
  5. Teach teens about their own brains so they can have additional tools for self-regulation and to make better decisions;
  6. Identify how self-reflection, presence, and making sense of our own experiences can model balance and integration for the youth in our lives;
  7. Provide teens tools to better manage their own struggles so they can be less reactive and more resilient.


Event Notes

For assistance with registration, please contact Anne Morris at

Clock hours available for a fee.


Capital Region ESD 113
6005 Tyee Dr SW Tumwater WA 98512


  • Tue, May 28 2019 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Capital Region ESD 113


Event # 87849

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Professional Hours
Clock Hour Number: OLAC0516
6.00 Clock Hours $23.00
6.00 Attendance Hours