course »Youth and Family Friendly Strategies to Address Trauma & Resilience

Date: 12/9/2020, 1:30 pm—4:30 pm
County: Training Offerings
CEUs: 3
Sponsor: East Bay Agency for Children
Phone: 510-844-5370, Ext. 4135
Online Training

Trauma-Informed Practices – Relationship-Based Strategies that Support Healing and Build Resilience in Children

Building on Part 1 Trauma-Informed Practices module provides an overview on the neurobiology of trauma, the impact of toxic stress on a child and adult, the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACES) and neuroplasticity. Participants will walk away understanding the difference between a challenging behavior and trauma trigger.

Part 2 We will develop an understanding of the various regions in the brain and how they operate to control behavior. Use practical strategies to support the building of a staircase from the base of the brain to the executive functioning of the brain in a child. The child’s brain grows up until age 25. How can you maximize healthy brain development when it is impacted by trauma? Practicing strategies that help the brain develop social, emotional skills the ability to self-regulate is the key to success. In this training you will develop a working knowledge of the circuitry of the brain and how to promote integration and social-emotional skills for children. Learn strategies that pertain to clinical work and supporting youth 6-18 in implementation of these strategies to mitigate the negative effects of trauma.