Understanding Early Childhood Trauma: A Relational Approach to Fostering Resiliency (in English) – Winter Professional Development Day 2017

When:
December 2, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 3:45 pm
2017-12-02T09:00:00-05:00
2017-12-02T15:45:00-05:00
Where:
ABCD Boston, 3rd Floor
178 Tremont St
Boston, MA 02111
USA
Cost:
$25
Contact:
EPS Region 6 Team
617-348-6314

Understanding Early Childhood Trauma: A Relational Approach to Fostering Resiliency 

This session is now full – please choose another CEU session for 12-2-2017

This workshop is designed to provide participants strategies for supporting young children who have experienced trauma. An overview of important definitions, types of trauma, and the prevalence of trauma will be included. The impact of acute and chronic traumatic experiences on early childhood brain development, self regulation, and behavioral and emotional regulation will be explored.  Participants will develop an understanding of how trauma and toxic stress impact a young child’s ability to learn, specifically in regards to self-regulation and executive function. This workshop will expand knowledge on trauma-informed teaching practice, with an emphasis on the power of positive relationships and environments in fostering resiliency, facilitating learning, and preventing challenging behavior. This professional development opportunity is offered in partnership with The Home for Little Wanderers. Participants will receive .5 CEU credit hours.  (5  training hours/.5 CEU)

Participants select one training for the entire day. Educators, administrators, and ECE program staff are welcome to participate in this professional development day. The cost of $25.00 per person includes a box lunch and CEU and materials. Special prize drawings and opportunities to network with peers! Preference in enrollment will be given to educators who live or work in EEC Region 6. A Professional Qualifications Registry (PQR) number is required for registration. Email the EPS Region 6 Team at eps@bostonabcd.org with any questions.

EPS Region 6 Winter Professional Development Day Agenda

9:00 – 9:30               Registration/Networking/ Coffee & Pastries

9:30 – 9:45               Welcome – Speaker (Prize Drawing)

10:00 – 12:30           Training (2.5 hours)

12:30 – 1:15               LUNCH (Prize Drawing)

1:15 – 3:45               Training (2.5 hours)

This session is now full – please choose another CEU session for 12-2-2017