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A Conversation About Developing and Implementing Individualized Interventions for Children who have Experienced Trauma

Join us for another conversation dedicated to implementing the individualized intensive intervention process while honoring the unique experiences of children who have experienced trauma. We will build on the March 2023 webinar to discuss the approaches teams might use as they engage in functional behavior assessment, plan development, and plan implementation to support a child … Read more

A Conversation about Integrating Trauma Informed Care in the Functional Behavior Assessment and Behavior Support Plan Process

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Young children are particularly vulnerable to the impact of traumatic experiences. In fact, traumatic experience can alter young childrens’ brain development. Young children who have experienced trauma may demonstrate a variety of emotional, behavioral and/or physical responses. Their responses to their experience depends on a variety of factors including: the nature, frequency, and intensity of the … Read more

Understanding Trauma Informed Care and the Pyramid Model: Supporting Resilience

Childhood trauma may be more common than you think. Roughly 26 percent of children in the United States witness or experience a trauma before the age of 4 (Briggs-Gowan et al. 2010). It is highly likely that there are children who have experienced trauma in every early childhood classroom. Often early educators are not aware of what children have experienced in their early lives. Join this webinar to hear more about trauma informed care, the Pyramid Model and how these approaches support resilience for all children including those who have experienced trauma. This webinar will highlight how two early childhood programs use the Pyramid and trauma informed care to support children in their care. This webinar will also share resources you can use in your own programs.

Crosswalk of Infant Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation and Pyramid Model Coaching: Building Capacity in Early Childhood for the Promotion of Social and Emotional Health

This table represents characteristics defining and differentiating common supports that aim to enhance the social and emotional health of young children. Although states, Tribal Nations and communities may define and use these supports somewhat differently, this table represents the most typical characteristics as identified by researchers and seasoned implementers from across the country.

Guiding Providers in Supporting the Social-Emotional Needs of Young Children during the Pandemic and Other Traumatic Events

Join us for a discussion to learn about how early childhood education and care programs are being guided to use Pyramid Model practices in addressing the needs of young children during the Pandemic and other Traumatic Events. Our panel will discuss the impact of trauma on young children’s social-emotional health and how Child Care Resource & Referral leaders are making a difference in the support of programs.

The Pyramid Model and Trauma-Informed Care: A Guide for Early Childhood Professionals to Support Young Children’s Resilience

This guide provides resources that support early childhood professionals to integrate the Pyramid Model practices and trauma-informed care. The intended audience includes program leaders and administrators, educators, and staff in early intervention and early childhood classrooms. The purpose of this guide is to help early childhood professionals apply the principles of trauma-informed care in various settings to meet the diverse needs of young children and their families who have experienced trauma.

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