Session One: Understanding Trauma and Stress
Trauma-Informed Learning for Early Childhood Educators Series
May 7, 2020
This introductory session defined trauma and gives participants a foundational understanding of behaviors resulting from exposure to early childhood trauma. This session also addressed research on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). Using this information, the trainers define a trauma-informed approach including what it means to be trauma-informed.
Learning objectives for this series:
- Learn evidence-based practices that teach children how to replace trauma-based coping strategies with resilience-based strategies.
- Understand and develop strategies to address trauma-based inequities in your systems and raise equity.
- Review and practice several evidence-based wellness and resilience practices.