Linking Systems of Care Trauma-Informed Approaches webinars

The Linking Systems of Care (LSOC) Montana Trauma-Informed Approaches Curriculum provides in-depth training on policies and practices that programs, agencies, and organizations may employ to be trauma informed. For those who work with traumatized individuals, understanding and employing practices that resist re-traumatization constitutes an essential step toward helping to facilitate growth. Participants will earn 10 hours of continuing education credits while learning about the LSOC Montana Seven Key Principles of Trauma-Informed Care: Safety; Trustworthiness and Transparency; Peer Support; Collaboration and Mutuality; Empowerment, Voice, and Choice; Equity for High-Risk Populations, and Leadership, Administrative Support and Policies, each of which anchor a host of policy and practice recommendations. The 10-hour training is being delivered via Zoom between 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. in four segments on Thursday afternoons in July, on July 8, July 15, July 22, and July 29. For more information, contract Project Coordinator Jessica Mayrer.

Visit the project website to learn more about the LSOC project.

Linking Systems of Care Trauma-Informed Approaches webinars

The Linking Systems of Care (LSOC) Montana Trauma-Informed Approaches Curriculum provides in-depth training on policies and practices that programs, agencies, and organizations may employ to be trauma informed. For those who work with traumatized individuals, understanding and employing practices that resist re-traumatization constitutes an essential step toward helping to facilitate growth. Participants will earn 10 hours of continuing education credits while learning about the LSOC Montana Seven Key Principles of Trauma-Informed Care: Safety; Trustworthiness and Transparency; Peer Support; Collaboration and Mutuality; Empowerment, Voice, and Choice; Equity for High-Risk Populations, and Leadership, Administrative Support and Policies, each of which anchor a host of policy and practice recommendations. The 10-hour training is being delivered via Zoom between 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. in four segments on Thursday afternoons in July, on July 8, July 15, July 22, and July 29. For more information, contract Project Coordinator Jessica Mayrer.

Visit the project website to learn more about the LSOC project.

Linking Systems of Care Trauma-Informed Approaches webinars

The Linking Systems of Care (LSOC) Montana Trauma-Informed Approaches Curriculum provides in-depth training on policies and practices that programs, agencies, and organizations may employ to be trauma informed. For those who work with traumatized individuals, understanding and employing practices that resist re-traumatization constitutes an essential step toward helping to facilitate growth. Participants will earn 10 hours of continuing education credits while learning about the LSOC Montana Seven Key Principles of Trauma-Informed Care: Safety; Trustworthiness and Transparency; Peer Support; Collaboration and Mutuality; Empowerment, Voice, and Choice; Equity for High-Risk Populations, and Leadership, Administrative Support and Policies, each of which anchor a host of policy and practice recommendations. The 10-hour training is being delivered via Zoom between 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. in four segments on Thursday afternoons in July, on July 8, July 15, July 22, and July 29. For more information, contract Project Coordinator Jessica Mayrer.

Visit the project website to learn more about the LSOC project.

Linking Systems of Care Trauma-Informed Approaches webinars

The Linking Systems of Care (LSOC) Montana Trauma-Informed Approaches Curriculum provides in-depth training on policies and practices that programs, agencies, and organizations may employ to be trauma informed. For those who work with traumatized individuals, understanding and employing practices that resist re-traumatization constitutes an essential step toward helping to facilitate growth. Participants will earn 10 hours of continuing education credits while learning about the LSOC Montana Seven Key Principles of Trauma-Informed Care: Safety; Trustworthiness and Transparency; Peer Support; Collaboration and Mutuality; Empowerment, Voice, and Choice; Equity for High-Risk Populations, and Leadership, Administrative Support and Policies, each of which anchor a host of policy and practice recommendations. The 10-hour training is being delivered via Zoom between 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. in four segments on Thursday afternoons in July, on July 8, July 15, July 22, and July 29. For more information, contract Project Coordinator Jessica Mayrer.

Visit the project website to learn more about the LSOC project.

Student Support Services Summer Training

OPI’s Student Support Services is hosting a free, online two-day summer training session on June 22-23, 2021. Participants can view the schedule here.

  • Day 1, June 22 – Dr. Tessie Rose Bailey from the American Institutes for Research will provide an Overview of MTSS Tier 1 Implementation and Intervention. A lunch and learn on the results of the Youth Risk Behavior Survey will be presented by Susan Court from OPI.
  • Day 2, June 23 – OPI employees will present on a variety of topics and resources, including, American Indian Student Achievement, SEL Competencies, Tobacco Trends, High Ability/High Achieving Students, Data, and MTSS.

A separate registration for each day is required:

Contact Continuing Education and Technical Assistance Unit Manager Sheila Lovato for more information.

MTSS Tier II Virtual Training

The OPI Student Support Services division is hosting a two-day virtual training on Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Tier II. This two-part series geared toward school teams, is centered around using Restorative Approaches to deliver evidenced-based Tier II interventions that encompass a trauma-informed lens. Attention will be made to the building blocks of Tier II interventions, as well as data tracking and progress monitoring of the interventions. Heavy coaching and team time will accompany these days, so please bring a team.

Contact Continuing Education Unit Manager Sheila Lovato to register to attend or for more information.

MTSS Tier II Virtual Training

The OPI Student Support Services division is hosting a two-day virtual training on Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Tier II. This two-part series geared toward school teams, is centered around using Restorative Approaches to deliver evidenced-based Tier II interventions that encompass a trauma-informed lens. Attention will be made to the building blocks of Tier II interventions, as well as data tracking and progress monitoring of the interventions. Heavy coaching and team time will accompany these days, so please bring a team.

Contact Continuing Education Unit Manager Sheila Lovato to register to attend or for more information.

MTSS Community of Practice webinar

We are excited to announce that the MTSS Community of Practice (COP) speaker for February will be Dr. Tim Lewis. Dr. Lewis has been involved with developing school-wide systems of behavioral support for over 25 years. His specialty areas include social skill instruction, functional assessment, and proactive school-wide discipline systems. 

The purpose of the MTSS COP is to explore topics of interest, to provide technical assistance and support for implementing best practices in MTSS, and to build a collaborative network for educators throughout Montana. Following each presentation, participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and share ideas. 1 CEU will be offered for participating in this session.

Contact OPI Continuing Education and Technical Assistance Unit Manager Sheila Lovato at sheila.lovato@mt.gov for the Zoom link information.