Trauma, Race and Equality in Early Childhood:  Building Resilience in Young Children

Trauma, Race and Equality in Early Childhood: Building Resilience in Young Children

Summary

Youth Services Network, Child & Family Connections #1, United Way and the Early Intervention Training Program at the University of Illinois (EITP) collaborate to provide EI professionals and caregivers this one day conference focused on trauma and the effects of trauma experiences on the early development of young children and adult caregivers.

Learning objectives include:

  • Understand contextual and historical factors related to trauma
  • Increase awareness of how children, parents and caregivers who are marginalized experience trauma
  • Understand the application of trauma informed care practices in early childhood settings including home visiting programs, early intervention classrooms, daycare and preschool settings
  • Increase awareness of how experiences of trauma and marginalization interfere with achievement of early developmental tasks and impact later development
  • Build awareness and practices to promote self reflection and self-care for early childhood practitioners.

 Level of Learning

Introductory-Awareness

EI Principles Addressed

1. Support Families:2. Active Participation:3. Collaborative Relationships:4. Specific Goals:7. Quality Services

Event Details

  • When

  • Wednesday, September 25, 2019
    9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    Central Time

  • Where

  • Prairie Street Brewing Company
    200 Prairie Street
    Rockford, Illinois 61107

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