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Children and Traumatic Stress
June 16, 2015
Child traumatic stress refers to the physical and emotional responses of a child to events that threaten the life of the child or of someone critically important to the child. Those who work with children, caregivers and/or students preparing to become social workers, teachers, counselors or who plan to work with children in other ways are invited to participate in this informative, interactive education program about trauma-informed care and what it means for the health and well-being of children. This educational program was developed and tested in collaboration with FIU College of Education and based on materials from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network.
- Participants will understand the impact of trauma on the development and behavior of children and their adult caregivers.
- Participants will articulate trauma-informed intervention strategies.
- Participants will address the safety and well-being of the children they serve.
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