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Lessons from the Playroom


Apr 9, 2024

Original Air Date: March 14, 2022

Join Lisa and Judy Norman, Certified SPT therapist/supervisor and SPT co-teacher, as they unveil the inception of the Synergetic Education Institute (https://synergeticeducation.com/). πŸŽ‰πŸ™Œ Years in the making, their journey highlights the profound impact of integrating Synergetic Play Therapy principles into school settings to empower educators, school-based mental health professionals, and educational leaders.

Their success story has garnered recognition from renowned developmental trauma expert Heather Forbes, Founder of Beyond Consequences Institute and author of "Help for Billy", who lauds one of their schools as the pinnacle of trauma-informed education. (...wow, thank you Heather πŸ™πŸ’•)

In this transformative episode, you'll delve into:

  • Strategies for play therapists to collaborate effectively with schools
  • Techniques to empower educators by shifting mindsets
  • The 5 developmental stages of an educator's journey in meeting children's needs
  • A redefined perspective on trauma-informed education
  • How to redefine self-care and help teachers develop a deeper relationship within themselves (SPT-style)
  • Practical resources to enrich your practice today!

Tune in and explore why Heather Forbes hails Judy and the Synergetic Education Institute's work as pioneering "the most advanced trauma-informed school(s)" she's ever encountered - a testament to creating environments where every student feels that "they matter and are important."

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