Understanding SEL Disorders in the Classroom

Understanding SEL Disorders in the Classroom

Whether there is an official diagnosis of a social/emotional disorder or a student who exhibits many of the symptoms, the impact on the classroom is similar. These students often struggle with interpersonal skills, engagement, problem solving, and resilience.

Get an overview of disorders including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Reactive Attachment Disorder, Anxiety, Depression, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and Autism, to understand how they impact classroom functioning as well as what instructional and environmental strategies teachers can implement to better support students with these needs.

Instructor Bios


Understanding SEL Disorders in the Classroom

  • Sarah Sherman

    Sarah Sherman

    Sarah Sherman has been teaching students with emotional and behavioral challenges for 19 years in school districts around the country from California to New Mexico to New Hampshire in grades K-8. She taught in inner city schools with many students affected by childhood trauma and their families including abuse, addiction, incarceration and gang activity. She has a Masters in Special Education, is a Nationally Board Certified Teacher, earned a Post Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis, and is currently enrolled in the Trauma Informed Practices and Policies graduate program. Sarah is also a certified Yoga Instructor who has been teaching a Trauma Sensitive Yoga class through Haven called Empower for 5 years and has led workshops for yoga teachers on the Seacoast on trauma sensitive practices.

09:00am - 03:30pm
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Sarah Sherman
179.00 Workshop Fee
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