After a Tragedy Strikes: How School Staff can Care for Themselves and Their Colleagues

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Continuing education and professional development credits are no longer available for this course.

School tragedies come when we least expect them. Although prevention is vital, post-tragedy support and school reintegration for school staff are equally important. This webinar will discuss the symptoms of trauma and its impact on school staff. In addition, the presenter will discuss mental health interventions and various resources available to support school staff post-tragedy.

Webinar Objectives

  • Identify the symptoms of trauma in adults.
  • Describe how tragic events affect the mental health of school staff.
  • Identify and describe mental health interventions to treat trauma.
  • Describe school reintegration strategies post-tragedy.
  • Identify resources that can assist in providing support for educators post-tragedy.


Dr. Pedro Olvera, Psy.D., L.E.P., Clinical Manager

Dr. Olvera is a published writer and teaches coursework at California Baptist University, Riverside, Calif., in assessing ELLs, cognitive assessment, and enhancing collaboration with culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) families.

In addition, he provides clinical support and professional development support with Soliant Health for clinicians in tele-practice. Dr. Olvera has been a bilingual school psychologist in public and private settings for over 21 years.

Financial Disclosure: Dr. Pedro Olvera is a Clinical Manager with Soliant Health and has been authorized to conduct this workshop and will be reimbursed as part of his regular job duties.

Non-Financial Disclosure: Dr. Olvera has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

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