Ducks and Lions: Trauma Sensitive Resources, LLC
Dr. Melissa W. Sadin, EdD, MAT, MEd 

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​Developmental Trauma is an American Epidemic effecting more than 50% of America's children. Teachers and Administrators must develop trauma sensitive instructional programs and climates to help heal the devastating neurobiological impact of trauma and improve academic and behavioral outcomes.
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While children with attachment or developmental trauma might look like other children, and even demonstrate behaviors teachers have seen before in their classroom, they are not the same as other children. Children with attachment trauma walk like ducks and talk like ducks, but they are actually lions.  
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Training for pre-service teachers at Seton Hall University
Developmental Trauma and the prevalence of Adverse Childhood Experiences is an American epidemic effecting as many as 50% of the children in our schools. Educators must develop trauma sensitive instructional programs and climates to meet the unique learning and behavioral needs of these children.

Our research and evidence-based programs have been shown to increase attendance, improve academic outcomes, and promote resiliency in students in schools across the country. We can provide professional development to your staff on-site in your school or community!

Professional Development
Dr. Sadin's next TWO books in the Trauma Guide Series!!
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Spring TWO DAY Mini-Conference
Dr. Melissa Sadin Presents
20 Things Kids with Trauma Wish their Teacher's Knew
June 27-28, 2019
Somerset County Educational Services Commission
7 Finderne Ave.
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
Registration Fee:

$250 for Day 1
$250 for Day 2
$350 for BOTH days

Breakfast included both days.  Lunch is on your own.  There are many places to eat nearby,

Click here to download a copy of the conference program.
$175 for Day 1
$175 for Day 2
$225 for BOTH days