Danielle Rousseau is a professor, researcher, therapist, and yoga teacher. She considers herself to be a scholar activist and justice educator. Dr. Rousseau worked in the field of forensic mental health as a therapist in correctional facilities and in communities doing crisis response and victim advocacy. She is an advocate of integrative, holistic approaches that support embodied self-care.
Breath, Resilience, Radical Self-Care: Trauma-Informed Classrooms
Saturday, May 2, 2020 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
This workshop will explore how to empower educators to create mindful classrooms. Founded on Dani Harris and Danielle Rousseau’s experience in education spanning decades, this 60-minute workshop will guide participants through practical and sustainable ways to create trauma-informed breath-based resilience in classrooms.The workshop will provide practical tools for creating trauma-informed and universally inclusive spaces through breath, self-inquiry and radical self-care. Empirical and experiential best practices in the field of mindfulness and education will build everyone’s capacity for self-care and resilience.
Participants will come away with:
- An understanding of youth responses to trauma as well as how stress and trauma impact educators
- Practical ways to access internal resources (breath and movement) in both educators and students
- Best practices in the field of trauma, resilience, and self-care that are founded on a universally inclusive model