Hope 4 The Wounded is dedicated to equipping, encouraging, and empowering educators and child advocacy professionals with doable, practitioner-developed social-emotional learning strategies & trauma-informed practices for mental and social wellness through the following offerings:
- Professional Development Training for Schools
- Community-Based Training for Youth Service Organizations
- Regional Workshops
- National Conference
- Leadership Retreats/Work Sessions
- 16/30/45-Hour Online Courses (1/2/3-Hour Graduate Credit Available)
- Books (Reaching The Wounded Student, 7 Ways to Transform the Lives of Wounded Students, & Supporting the Wounded Educator: A Trauma-Sensitive Approach to Self-Care)
- Consulting/Collaboration Packages (1-3 year options available)
- Keynote Speaking
All training is customized to meet your needs & budget. Our passion is to come alongside organizations to not only provide information but to launch that information into working strategies best suited to you! We believe in a comprehensive approach that meets not only the needs of students, but of the educators & communities serving students! If you'd like more information or to check availability, please feel free to submit the "contact us" form.
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Director of Student Services, East Central ISD, San Antonio, TX
“I knew something was missing with the term “at-risk”. After listening to Dr. H at a conference in San Antonio, his term “wounded student” helped me connect the dots. Wounded kids are beyond at-risk, so the preventative aspect of our at-risk interventions were not tending to the social/emotional and sometimes physical needs of children who have experienced trauma. At East Central ISD, we have developed the EC Cares focus group in response to this need. We utilize a chart to identify wounded/EC Cares students (note: H4W provides a sample template to clients), and we have found that once we identified students and provide appropriate support, there’s been an increase in attendance verses those who have not been identified. We have begun making this a district-wide initiative. EC Cares has positively impacted the culture of the district to meet the needs of all of our students and staff. It takes a village!”
C. Wayne Lovell, PhD
Mountain Education Charter HS, Cleveland, GA
"Having the opportunity to provide a district level professional development, completely focused on the wounded student, has been a hallmark experience for our organization. Without question, Dr. Hendershott’s time with our system set the tone for
this school year. Thank you Dr.
Hendershott for your passion,
dedication, and insight."
Kathleen Seto, BA (Hons). Dip Tch, MEd, EdD
Principal, Fairvale HS, New South Wales, Australia