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Educator Professional Development

Mr. David Skowronski has not only worked as a psychotherapist providing therapy to all ages of clients for almost 2 decades, he has continued to work as a school counselor both in the private and public school setting. He worked at a private Jesuit High school, St. Joseph’s Preparatory School, and currently in the public schools at Mariana Bracetti Academy Charter School. His school counseling experiences have centered working with 5th-12th grades. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience navigating many aspects of the school setting from special education services, Student Assistance Program coordinator, 504 plan services, social/emotional issues of development, to college and career development both with students, parents and school staff. He has presented at numerous conferences and schools, including PASAP conference, school counselor association conferences, providing educational programming centering around CBT techniques, social emotional learning, mental health awareness for school staff, ACES, and SETT

Some of the Educator Professional Development presentations that PhilaTherapy provides include:

  1. Student Assistance Program (SAP) development
  2. Mindfulness Homeroom curriculum and development
  3. Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy In The Classroom and In A Mindfulness Advisory Curriculum
  4. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Techniques for Teachers/Counselors and As Tier 1 & 2 SAP Program Recommendations
  5. ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences training
  6. Mental Health Staff Awareness training
  7. Supporting Students Exposed To Trauma (SSET) training
  8. Strengthening Student’s Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)
  9. Student Drug and Alcohol Awareness training


Please ask us about educator professional development training topics, one we can create for you, and Act 48 credits.