EDU 110 - Teaching Young Children Who Experienced Trauma
This course will provide an overview of the various types of trauma that children may be exposed to and their potential negative impact on their development. The topics include understanding the difference between short and long-term trauma, cultural factors, current systems in place, parent outreach/support, trauma affected behavioral issues, professional boundaries and educator self-care.
At the completion of this course, the learner should be able to:
-Recognize and identify different potential signs and symptoms of trauma
-Design strategies for parent conferencing around sensitive trauma topics
-Create a curriculum module that builds empathy and compassion to teach and work with children
-Create and implement a plan to advocate for policy changes in the field.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of PSY 122
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