This seminar answers questions that many school staff and caregivers grapple with when working to support children and adolescents who have experienced adversity. Namely, what is adversity? How prevalent is adversity? How can adversity and trauma exposure impact the brain and childhood development? How can I identify a child who has experienced adversity? How do I best support a child and family as they grapple with the effects of adversity, both within the academic arena and within the larger world around us? Individuals will gain knowledge, sensitivity and insight into how best to support children and adolescents facing adversity. Our Adversity 101 Seminar builds upon the innate resilience present in communities that have experienced trauma exposure, chronic or otherwise, and is consistently tailored to the unique community that we are serving.