Stress, Trauma, and Resilience in Preschoolers

Type
Course
Date of Publication
February 8, 2024
Price
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Overview

To facilitate positive social and emotional outcomes for children, early childhood educators need to understand and recognize the role of stress and trauma on early brain development and implement proactive and responsive measures to build children's resilience. This 2-hour course aims to help early childhood professionals understand how they can play a part in cultivating positive social emotional outcomes for each child by applying trauma-informed and resiliency-supporting practices in early learning settings.

Course Information

To facilitate positive social and emotional outcomes for children, early childhood educators need to understand and recognize the role of stress and trauma on early brain development and implement proactive and responsive measures to build children's resilience.

This 2-hour course aims to help early childhood professionals understand how they can play a part in cultivating positive social emotional outcomes for each child by applying trauma-informed and resiliency-supporting practices in early learning settings.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Define and identify stress, trauma, and resilience in preschool-aged children;
  • Describe the impact of stress and trauma on the developing brain during preschool years;
  • Utilize trauma-informed and other methods of classroom management to assist in promoting resiliency; and
  • Recognize and mitigate the impacts of secondary traumatic stress on a caregiver.

The development of this online course was 100% funded by federal Child Care and Development Funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as part of an $8,000,000 grant from the Texas Workforce Commission.

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