Education Consulting & Author Visits

S.P. Brown’s work is informed by her personal trauma background, legal discrimination and training expertise, and literary body of work.

S.P. offers Education Consulting and Author visits which are focused on:

  • promoting and supporting culturally responsive social emotional learning through literacy and storytelling/writing;
  • elevating awareness of childhood trauma issues and supporting educators and professionals in their youth engagement via a trauma informed awareness and growth lens

Pricing varies by school system and/or district, desired program offering, number of sessions, plus standard travel expenses for out of state commitments. Available by request

Currently booking 2023 & 2024 program dates!

Professional Development

Professionals, Educators, School Counselors & School Personnel Sessions

Introductory Session (45 min)
Educating through the G.I.F.T.S. Lens – Finding your Strength in Strife:
A Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Approach to Teaching Through a Trauma Informed/Truth Focused Lens

Extension Sessions (45 min each)
Practical Applications of G.I.F.T.S. Lens to SEL Competencies
5 stand-alone sessions

Session overview & pricing available upon request.

Author Visits (2nd Grade and up/45 min)

Classroom Author Visit
(SMALL GROUP SESSIONS/25 student max)
Exploring the G.I.F.T.S. Journey: SEL Lessons & Activities through the literary content

Auditorium Author Visit
(LARGE GROUP SESSIONS/75 student max)
Exploring the G.I.F.T.S. Journey through collaborative role play, discussion of writing process & theme discussion

Author Class Pop-In’s
Classroom Author Pop-In’s are structured to provide multiple classroom interaction within a class period. Designed to focus on author/student Q&A

Comprehensive session overview & pricing available upon request.

Young Writers Workshop

45 or 60 minute writing workshop exploring the writing process and creative writing from experiences, as well as storytelling as a self-care tool supporting resilience building; self-publication process also explored.

Session/Book Bundle prices available to include Fantastic Words My G.I.F.T.S. Finding Your Strength in Strife Writing Journal

Session overview & pricing available upon request.

Resilience Workshops

The G.I.F.T.S. Lens Framework Surviving & Thriving Blocks of Life
45 min
These sessions provide the building blocks for the resilience building mindset framing platform of viewing life and its challenges through the G.I.F.T.S. Lens.

Participants will be led through an examination of the finding your strength in strife platform, including an introduction to the G.I.F.T.S. Lens framework of;
Grace, Intention, Forgiveness, Truth & Story to life.

Principles of self-awareness, goal directed behavior, empathy, social awareness, self-management, relationship skills, personal responsibility, decision making, and optimism will be explored

Session overview & pricing available upon request.

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