The Impact of Trauma on Learning and Behavior, Dr. Michelle Alto for School on Wheels Ma – Dec. 3, 2020

Our deepest appreciation to Dr. Michelle Alto for her engaging, informative, and timely seminar on The Impact of Childhood Trauma on Learning and Behavior. Click below for a recap on Dr. Alto’s presentation and recommended resources.

1) Event Presentation Overview by Dr. Michelle Alto
2) Child Trauma Toolkit for Educators: The National Childhood Trauma Stress Network (NCTSN)
3) Facts on Trauma and Homeless Children (NCTSN)
4) Is It ADHD or Childhood Traumatic Stress? A Guide for Clinicians (NCTSN)

Michelle Alto, PhD is a clinical psychologist and postdoctoral fellow at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Rochester and completed her clinical internship at the Medical University of South Carolina. Michellse specializes in childhood trauma and has worked with youth impacted by maltreatment, community violence, poverty, traumatic grief, racial trauma, and traum related to war and migration. She has experience collaborating with schools, pediatricans, caseworkers, foster families, and socual workers to provide coordinated, trauma-informed services for youth from birth to early adulthood.