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Philadelphia and many places across the country are working toward becoming trauma-informed cities in which public policy recognizes and supports young people whose lives are affected by trauma. Trauma can be living in a community with persistent violence, deep poverty, or in any environment that is chronically unstable.
By becoming trauma-informed in your teaching artist practice, you will learn concrete lesson planning strategies to create a supportive environment in which all of your participants can thrive, while also managing your own boundaries and self-care. You will also join our community of over 150 teaching artists who have completed this training.
Note: While this program is being offered virtually and is accessible anywhere, priority will be given to teaching artists in the Philadelphia region. If you are outside of Philadelphia and interested in opportunities for this training, you can sign up for updates here or email us to find out about bringing the training to your community.
Upon completion of the training, teaching artists recognize:
Upon completion of the training, teaching artists can:
Over the course of five, evening sessions, a cohort of up to 12 Philadelphia-area teaching artists will deeply engage in rigorous presentations by leaders in trauma-informed practice and its application in a range of artistic disciplines. Participants will be asked to complete outside reading and reflection questions and, when possible, test the strategies they are learning in real time in their classrooms.
Teaching Artists must commit to attend all five, 4-hour training sessions to be held via Zoom conferencing.
The Fall 2023 training will take place on Saturday mornings from 9:00-1:00 Eastern: November 11, 18, December 2, 9, and 16, 2023. By applying, you agree to:
Stipend: Upon successful completion by teaching artists of all five sessions and a required project, the Bartol Foundation will provide a stipend of $200 to each teaching artist in recognition of their participation
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© 2023 Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation
1501 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102