You can also download driving directions to and from the UWM School of Continuing Education here. 

  • Two Generation Interventions (child and adult)
  • Self-care for Teachers
  • Mindfulness

*Additional fee for registering online via the link below

If you are an educator, currently working in education or with children or interested in learning more about trauma, please join us!

Saturday, March 2, 2019, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
UWM School of Continuing Education
161 W. Wisconsin Ave in Milwaukee

We are excited to invite you to the 2019 
Winter Symposium: Trauma Sensitive Practices.

According to the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, a traumatic event is a frightening, dangerous or violent occurrence that poses a threat to a child’s life or bodily integrity. MTEC, in partnership with Lutheran Social Services and UWM School of Education, recognizes the seriousness of trauma, especially for children, and the need for educators to be equipped with the tools to support students and families; while also supporting themselves.

Doors Open at 8 AM!

Learn with MTEC! Conference Topics Include:

  • Trauma and the Brain
  • Strength and Resiliency
  • Self-Regulation
  • Restorative Justice

Featured Presenters


More About Patricia Clason
Patricia Clason, RCC has 33 years of experience with trauma survivors, guiding their emotional healing through emotional intelligence (EQ) intensive programs. A professional speaker, trainer, consultant and coach, Patricia has led weekend retreats for military veterans, Healing Warrior Hearts, and Renewal for sexual abuse survivors since 1993. In addition, she has led over 500 EQ intensive weekends Taking It Lightly since 1983, as well as teaching EQ classes in universities and corporations. In 2007, Patricia developed the Trauma Recovery Facilitation Training in alternative modalities for trauma healing for retreat facilitators, counselors, body workers, and others.

Courses Patricia has Taught at UW-Milwaukee

  • Working With Trauma - Choosing Your Approach
  • Understanding Reintegration: Balancing Civilian and Military Cultures
  • Trauma-Informed Care - What Is It? Why Now? How to Be a TIC Provider
  • Trauma First Aid: When and How to Safely Help
  • Trauma Counseling II: Assessment, Interventions and Applications in Trauma Treatment
  • Trauma Counseling I: Understanding Trauma and Providing Trauma-Informed Care
  • Post-Traumatic Growth - How to Build Resiliency in Recovery
  • Ethics and Values in the Nonprofit Sector
  • Emotional Intelligence: Dealing With Difficult People, Including Yourself!

About Her Keynote
Only YOU can prevent Secondary Trauma
Secondary Trauma is a fire, and you have a chance to stop the smoldering before it becomes a "forest fire", to even put out the fire and create new growth with what you will learn in this keynote and the break-out sessions. Only YOU can prevent Secondary Trauma, with knowledge and self-care.

Download a list of web resources provided by Patricia. Links are clickable. 

Download the Secondary Trauma Keynote handout from Patricia.