Traumatic experiences can deeply impact the brain of a very young child, but with the help of caring and responsive relationships, these impacts can be mitigated. In this session, participants will learn about how traumatic experiences impact early brain development, and how to support protective factors and social-emotional strategies for positive outcomes for infants and toddlers.
- Understand the underpinning of trauma on the physical properties of the brain.
- Understand age-related behavior implications for children who have experienced trauma.
- Be able to define protective strategies that assist with child behavior that is impacted by trauma.
- Understand how student/teacher attachment can support child learning.
- Share how to promote social and emotional strategies that help children who have experienced trauma.
Approved Endorsement Competencies:
- Infant & Young Child Development And Behavior
- Relationship-Based Practice
- Family Relationships And Dynamics
- Attachment, Separation, And Loss
- Relationship - Based Therapeutic Practice
- Empathy And Compassion
- Observation & Listening