Understanding and Managing Trauma In Children-Train the Trainer19 July 2017
Melissa McClain, Community Education Coordinator for Akron Children’s Hospital will present a curriculum designed to train educators to understand and respond to the impact of trauma on children. The comprehensive presentation represents a trauma-informed approach to serving children and families, as well as practical principles that apply at the classroom level. Participants will receive training tools such as handouts, videos, power point presentations and resources to deliver this content to others. The four modules presented include the following topics:
1)Introduction to trauma and how trauma can affect a
child’s physical, emotional and cognitive abilities.
2)Managing trauma in the classroom, how to respond to
and prevent trauma based behaviors.
3)Increasing developmental assets in children by
supporting resiliency and coping skills.
4)Recognizing secondary stress and techniques that
educators can use to combat stress and burnout.REGISTER