SHIELD Summer Institute:
Social Determinants of Health

Dates: August 14-16, 2018
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Leominster
Cost: $350 (seats are limited)

3-Day Intensive Training | 4 Tracks to Choose From

This is a multi-disciplinary program open to all school professionals. All tracks address the diverse social and emotional learning needs of students.

Select a track button below to take the PRETEST and Register.

Track 1:

Trauma, Domestic Violence and Resilience

Learn how trauma and violence impacts students and families and develop practical strategies to support student resilience, safety, and healing. Gain an understanding of multiple forms of trauma and violence, while also strengthening your advocacy skills. Explore self- reflection and self - care in the setting of trauma experienced by students.
Presented by: Boston Public Health Commission
Track 2:

Understanding Trauma & Equity: The Role of School Health Professionals in Advancing Student Health and Achievement

Learn how inequities as a social determinant of health affect student health and achievement. Identify tools to create a community/school health improvement plan by using data from a community equity assessment. Learn how social inequities contribute to trauma, identify the characteristics of trauma-sensitive schools, and learn how trauma-sensitive practices can be applied to support students.
Presented by: Lesley University & Boston University School of Public Health
Track 3:

Social Determinants of Mental Health in Children and How School Professionals Can Support Student Health and Achievement

Learn how the social determinants of mental health affect student health and achievement. Explore programs, initiatives, and interventions you can apply to your practice to ameliorate the effects of the social determinants of mental health on student achievement. Learn how social determinants of mental health contribute to trauma, identify the characteristics of trauma-sensitive schools, and learn how trauma-sensitive practices can be applied to support students.
Presented by: Lesley University & Boston University School of Public Health
Track 4:

Expanding Your Substance Use Prevention Toolbox: Motivational Interviewing & Substance Use 101 Basics & Beyond

Gain and refine skills in applying Motivational Interviewing to your professional practice when working with students in making positive behavior changes. Learn about current trends and effects of common substances adolescents misuse. Learn to apply this information to your professional practice as you assess, teach, and counsel students on substance use issues.
Presented by: MASBIRT & CATALYST Program at BMC

BU/SHIELD is an ESE approved provider of PDPs.