As educators in the Early Childhood and Education field, at some point or another you will most likely have worked with a child who has experienced (or is currently experiencing) trauma.
When we experience trauma, our brains release two stress hormones, cortisol and norepinephrine, which activate our fight, flight or freeze response. Unfortunately, when children are under this stress constantly it can affect their learning, behavior, physical health, mental health, brain development, and more.
Fortunately, there are ways you can support the children in your program. We have put together two pre-recorded workshops that can be viewed at any time:
Below are some additional resources to support the incorporation of trauma-sensitive practices in your child care setting:
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