Early trauma has an impact on the developing brain, including changes to the brain’s architecture and neurotransmitters. Some children are more sensitive to this trauma or have repeated trauma that results in behavioral issues that make it difficult for them to make and sustain relationships and engage in prosocial behavior.
- Understand the impact of trauma on brain development
- Interpret behavior based on trauma
- Learn skills to establish relationships and value their importance
- Understand appropriate behavior expectations
Participants will be prepared to understand children, youth and families from a trauma-informed perspective.