During this session, speaker Natalie Baerwaldt shares her knowledge and expertise to define and share the prevalence and impact of trauma and adverse childhood experiences. Discussion revolves around the importance of protective factors, providing healthy relationships as a buffer, risk factors of secondary trauma, and the potential impact on professional life. Lastly, aspects of self-care for professionals will be discussed to better serve their clients to promote resilience.
- Understand research behind the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACEs).
- Understand the implications of early trauma.
- Gain knowledge about how trauma impacts the body.
- Be able to define protective factors that buffer against trauma.
- Understand ways to support children and families in overcoming trauma and adverse childhood experiences.
Approved Endorsement Competencies:
- infant/young child & family-centered practice
- relationship-based practice
- observation & listening
- building & maintaining relationships
- supporting others
- empathy & compassion
- emotional response
- family relationships & dynamics
- attachment, separation & loss