Trauma-Informed Learning for Early Childhood Educators: Understanding Trauma and Stress

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.

Early Childhood Educator Training Series
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