Date: 8/8/2018, 9:30 am—11:30 am
County: Alameda County
Sponsor: UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland
Traumatic experiences occur in children 0-6, when a child is exposed to chronic trauma, like abuse or neglect, the child’s brain remains in this heightened pattern. Remaining in this heightened state can change the emotional, behavioral and cognitive functioning of the child in order to maintain and promote survival. Over time, these traumatic experiences can have a significant impact on a child’s future behavior, emotional development, mental and physical health.