2023 Safe and Supportive Learning Environments: Prevention Before the Crisis Summit

Safe and Supportive Learning Environments: Begin with Co-regulation in Mind

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Session Dates

Thursday August 17, 2023 8:15 AM - 4:15 PM - PaTTAN - CENTRAL

Day Two participants of the Safe and Supportive Learning Environment Summit will begin the day with a keynote from Dr. Lori Desautels focused on the nervous system's role in our perceptions of discipline. Sessions are designed to support educators and learners from early childhood through school-age. Topics include adult wellness, function based assessment and intervention, restorative practices, and alternatives to exclusionary discipline.


  • Examine evidence-based practices to support behavior in unique contexts.
  • Use data based decision-making to select and implement evidence-based practices to support safe learning environments.
  • Identify the role the central nervous system plays in our perceptions of discipline.

Target Audience

Suggested participants include the following:

  • Administrators
  • Educators, including early childhood educators
  • Behavioral specialists (school counselors, school psychologists, special educators)
  • Behavioral and mental health providers
  • Emotional Support teachers
  • Emotional Support paraprofessionals
  • Parents/families

Topics Covered: Behavior

Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Tina Rife, at 717-901-2251, or trife@pattan.net.

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit
Social Work


Multiple Presenters

Event Contact:


Tina Rife

Content Contact:

Chanda Telleen

Additional Info

A list of nearby hotel locations can be found here: PaTTAN Central Information
Note: You are responsible for securing and paying for your own lodging. Room blocks with discounted rates have not been reserved.