Understanding Early Childhood Trauma: A Relational Approach to Fostering Resiliency (in English)

January 20, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm America/New York Timezone
The Home for Little Wanderers
780 American Legion Hwy
Roslindale, MA 02131
EPS Region 6 Team

Understanding Early Childhood Trauma: A Relational Approach to Fostering Resiliency (.5 CEUS / 5 hours)

Trainers: Sarah Gomes & Julia Sayles

Date: Saturday, January 20, 2018 (snow date: January 27th)

This training is now full 


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)

Educators, administrators, and ECE program staff are welcome to participate in this professional development opportunity. The cost of $25.00 per person includes a  lunch and the CEU fees. 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.

 This Training is Now Full