Date

20 & 21 June 2019

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

Grey Street, South Brisbane, 4101

Early Bird closes

3 May 2019

Call for abstract close

8 March 2019

Conference Program

** Draft Program, subject to change **

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

7:30 AM –
8:30 AM
Registration

Plaza Level, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
8:30 AM –
9:00 AM
Opening Plenary | Day 1
Welcome to Country, Shannon Ruska | Housekeeping
Official Opening, Bevan Brennan, Department of Education Queensland
9:00 AM –
9:30 AM
Setting the Scene and Opening Address
Dr Judith Howard, Queensland University of Technology
9:30 AM –
10:30 AM
Keynote Address: The Neuroscience of Trauma Responsive Relational Practice in Education | Dr Joe Tucci, Australian Childhood Foundation

Plaza Ballroom, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
10:30 AM –
11:00 AM
Morning Tea, Poster Display & Exhibition

Plaza Level, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
11:00 AM –
12:00 PM
Keynote Address: Creating a trauma-sensitive school culture: why we need it, what it looks like, how we get there | Professor Susan Cole, Harvard Law School

Plaza Ballroom, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
SESSION 1
Session 1.1

Plaza Ballroom
Session 1.2

Plaza Auditorium
Session 1.3

Meeting Room P6
Session 1.4

Meeting Room P7
Session 1.5

Meeting Room P8
Session 1.6

Meeting Room P9
Session 1.7

Meeting Room P10
Session 1.8

Meeting Room P11
12:05 PM –
12:55 PM
Restorative Practice and Trauma Practical Trauma Sensitive Strategies That Work – A Teacher’s Perspective Emotion Coaching in Education Settings – shifting focus from behaviour to experience in traumatised students Integration – the key to well-being Working Collaboratively: A Stakeholder Approach to Supporting Students with Complex Trauma Workshop: Non-Negotiables for the Trauma-Aware Classroom | Tom Brunzell, Berry Street Learning and Thriving in an Intensive English School Classroom From Trauma Organised to Trauma Informed: The complexities of realising a vision for inclusion and responsiveness across the Townsville school district
1:00 PM –
2:00 PM
Lunch, Poster Display & Exhibition

Plaza Level, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
SESSION 2
Session 2.1

Plaza Ballroom
Session 2.2

Plaza Auditorium
Session 2.3

Meeting Room P6
Session 2.4

Meeting Room P7
Session 2.5

Meeting Room P8
Session 2.6

Meeting Room P9
Session 2.7

Meeting Room P10

Session 2.8

Meeting Room P11
2:05 PM –
2:55 PM
Birdie’s Tree: Disaster Resilience in Early Childhood


Filial Therapy: a whole school intervention model providing teachers with practical skills to address trauma

Trauma informed pedagogies emerging through teacher reflection on practice


The Trauma-informed And Restorative Schools Collaboration (TARSC); Working Together Towards Trauma-Informed Western Australian Schools

Integrating Trauma with PBL Share our journey: A trauma aware new-arrivals classroom within a trauma aware school Trauma-informed practice with pre-service teachers


Risky business: developing a Trauma Informed Pedagogy for teacher education

A Multi-Disciplinary Approach: Working with Intention to Transform Lives Tired, Worn-out and Overwhelmed? You CAN thrive in high demand and trauma-impacted workplaces with compassion resilience Strategies for managing abuse related trauma (SMART) –15 years of evolution in South Australian schools


A systems approach to building capacity for trauma-informed practice in South Australian schools

SESSION 3
Session 3.1

Plaza Ballroom
Session 3.2

Plaza Auditorium
Session 3.3

Meeting Room P6
Session 3.4

Meeting Room P7
Session 3.5

Meeting Room P8
Session 3.6

Meeting Room P9
Session 3.7

Meeting Room P10
Session 3.8

Meeting Room P11
3:05 PM –
3:55 PM
Workshop: Getting ready to create a trauma-sensitive school | Susan Cole, Harvard Law School Education as a Protective Factor for Young Offenders: Disruptive Behaviour or Disrupted Development?


MOVIE: PAPER TIGERS

Childhood Trauma: How Teachers Saved Me!


Grief, Loss and Trauma

  Classroom Creativity Skills Enrich Learning Trauma Informed School-Wide Approaches: Insights from a Systematic Review


Current Research: How Trauma Aware are Teachers and School Leaders in NSW Government Primary Schools?

Emotionally resilient children engage with life and learning: the Thrive Approach helps build this resilience


Is an Intensive Family Support Program really required in our mainstream schools?

A panel discussion of how to create and sustain a school-based creative-arts-therapy (CAT) intervention Creating Calmer Classrooms: A model for teaching Trauma-Informed Pedagogy to high school teachers


The intersection between Domestic and Family Violence, Refuges, trauma and education

4:00 PM –
4:30 PM
Afternoon Tea, Poster Display & Exhibition

Plaza Level, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
SESSION 4
Session 4.1

Plaza Ballroom
Session 4.2

Plaza Auditorium
Session 4.3

Meeting Room P6
Session 4.4

Meeting Room P7
Session 4.5

Meeting Room P8
Session 4.6

Meeting Room P9
Session 4.7

Meeting Room P10
Session 4.8

Meeting Room P11
4:35 PM –
5:25 PM
Safe and confident: Reflections from a whole school approach to trauma-informed practice in education MOVIE: PAPER TIGERS CONT’D Step Up Planning: A tool for schools to support Aboriginal and Torres Islander students Take a break! Brain and body breaks to keep students in their Window of Tolerance The Role of the TFCO Teacher – Collaborative Pathways to Student Success


Humanity of Developmental Trauma: What makes an effective therapeutic relationship with children with disrupted attachment?

Having a pathway makes a difference!


I’ll be happy and smiling all the time – safety and relational learning for children

How to make connections with students through art in a trauma aware school Taking schools and education systems beyond trauma awareness: ReLATE – Rethinking Learning and Teaching Environments
5:30 PM –
6:30 PM
Cocktail Reception

Plaza Level, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

Friday, June 21, 2019

7:30 AM –
8:15 AM
Registration

Plaza Level, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
8:15 AM –
8:45 AM
Opening Plenary | Day 2
Welcome to Country | Nunukul Yuggera
“Luca” – (by Suzanne Vega) | Rachel Ritzau
Recap of Day 1 | Dr Judith Howard, Queensland University of Technology
8:45 AM –
9:45 AM
Keynote Address | Emertitus Professor Judy Atkinson
9:45 AM –
10:30 AM
Keynote Address: The thirst for Trauma-Aware Schooling across Australia and beyond! | Dr Judith Howard, Queensland University of Technology
Plaza Ballroom, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
10:30 AM –
11:00 AM
Morning Tea, Poster Display & Exhibition

Plaza Level, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
11:00 AM –
12:00 PM
Keynote Address: Everybody in! Embedding trauma-aware strategies in a consistent whole-school approach | Tom Brunzell, Berry Street Education

Plaza Ballroom, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
SESSION 5
Session 5.1

Plaza Ballroom
Session 5.2

Plaza Auditorium
Session 5.3

Meeting Room P6
Session 5.4

Meeting Room P7
Session 5.5

Meeting Room P8
Session 5.6

Meeting Room P9
Session 5.7

Meeting Room P10
Session 5.8

Meeting Room P11
12:05 PM –
12:55 PM
The educational experience: in the words of a Foster Child The Whole is Greater than the Sum of The Parts: An Interagency Collaborative Partnership The impacts of poverty on emotional wellbeing. Understanding the hidden rules of life in poverty LOOKOUT Centres – Boosting Capacity of Schools to be Trauma Aware Remote teachers share insights for supporting students living with the effects of complex childhood trauma


Schools Up North: participatory approaches to helping teachers in remote schools support students’ mental health

Constructing early childhood services as trauma recovery environments: Barriers and enablers for refugee families


A Trauma Informed Response in Early Education and Care Services

What’s Different About Trauma Sensitive Functional Behaviour Assessment? Prevalence of early trauma and subsequent mental health and substance use disorders among Australians


Qualitative experiences of school leaders, teachers and mental health staff regarding student trauma

1:00 PM –
2:00 PM
Lunch, Poster Display & Exhibition

Plaza Level, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
SESSION 6
Session 6.1

Plaza Ballroom
Session 6.2

Plaza Auditorium
Session 6.3

Meeting Room P6
Session 6.4

Meeting Room P7
Session 6.5

Meeting Room P8
Session 6.6

Meeting Room P9
Session 6.7

Meeting Room P10
Session 6.8

Meeting Room P11
2:05 PM –
2:55 PM
MOVIE: RESILIENCE Talking Families Initiative


MOVIE: PAPER TIGERS

Responding Therapeutically through Integrated Trauma Aware Practice Building culturally sensitive support – CASE STUDY of a Year 7 boy in care Building resilience through relationships in early childhood communities


The Benefits of Animals as part of a Trauma Informed Approach

Real life strategies for real life students: ways to identify, connect and support students with a trauma background Project REAL – What’s the Deal?


Prevention: A Holistic Approach

Reflective analysis based on a program of delivering creative arts therapy to children in trauma


Engaging Students Who Have Experienced Adverse Childhood Experiences or Trauma in Social Emotional Learning

SESSION 7
Session 7.1

Plaza Ballroom
Session 7.2

Plaza Auditorium
Session 7.3

Meeting Room P6
Session 7.4

Meeting Room P7
Session 7.5

Meeting Room P8
Session 7.6

Meeting Room P9
Session 7.7

Meeting Room P10
Session 7.8

Meeting Room P11
3:05 PM –
3:55 PM
MOVIE: RESILIENCE MOVIE: PAPER TIGERS Trauma and the Experiences of Young People in Flexible Learning Programs


Introducing the Brain Architecture Game!

Harnessing the power of music to support children who have experienced complex trauma Trauma, loss and grief: building knowledge and practice to support the best outcomes for students RELATE: Creating Cultures of Safety for Staff in Trauma-Informed Schools


Spirituality and faith after trauma: a whole-child response

Applying Systemic Understanding to Enhance the Effectiveness of Multi-Agency Meetings for Traumatised Children and Adolescents Self-care as a Foundation for Trauma Informed Practice in Schools


Clay Field Therapy – A Sensorimotor approach for working with Traumatised Children

4:00 PM –
4:30 PM
Afternoon Tea, Poster Display & Exhibition

Plaza Level, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
4:30 PM –
5:00 PM
Closing Plenary
A final word from our special guests. Dr Judith Howard will ask one key question of each of our invited speakers! Listening to their responses will conclude our time together. A special “lucky door” prize will be awarded to attendees at this final session.

Plaza Ballroom, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre