Trauma-informed Approaches to Domestic Violence Exposure, Adverse Childhood Experiences and Resiliency: Opportunities for Early Child Care Providers

September 8, 2016

This session will explore the latest thinking about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and childhood exposure to domestic violence. Emphasizing the opportunity for universal education, presenters will discuss strategies for trauma-informed parenting to prevent the intergenerational transmission of ACEs including the implementation of the “Connected Parents, Connected Kids” Safety card . The session will increase child care providers and Head Start directors, teachers and family services staff understanding of children’s exposure to violence and ACES and their impact on the health and well-being of children and families. The webinar will include practical skills learning including how to educate families about ACEs and how to promote resiliency through trauma-informed parenting. This webinar is produced in collaboration with: Futures Without Violence.

Rebecca Levenson, Leiana Kinnicutt, Amanda Kay
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