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TRAUMA-INFORMED CARE 2.0 TRAINING SERIES

This foundational 8-part training series explores Trauma-Informed Care in early childhood settings. Each 2 hour module will help you better understand and support a child that has experienced trauma. ECE competency covered in this training series include: Child Development and Learning; Relationships, Interactions, and Guidance; Family and Community Engagement; and Professionalism.

This is a live virtual training conducted through Zoom. The training series will be offered in both English and Spanish. It is recommended that participants complete the entire training series in consecutive order as a cohort, however, you may also register for individual modules as desired.

Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance after each module and a Certificate of Completion after completing all 8 modules. Additionally, training participants who provide their California Early Care and Education Workforce Registry ID number will receive 2 hours of professional development credit for each training module. *Please allow 30 days for your credit to post.

View the Trauma-Informed Care 2.0 training series flyer here.


TRAINING MODULE TOPICS AND DATES

Orientation to the Emergency Child Care Bridge Program for Foster Children
English – Wednesday, July 6, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Spanish – Tuesday, July 5, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

This training discusses the challenges faced by children in the Foster Care system and reviews key findings from the Adverse Childhood Experiences study.  This training also introduces the concept of trauma-informed care as a best-practices for ECE settings that is being utilized in the Bridge Program.  Various components of the Bridge program are discussed as well as the professional development that is available through the Los Angeles County TIC Bridge trainings series.

Module 1: How Trauma Impacts Development, Part 1
English – Wednesday, July 13, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Spanish – Tuesday, July 12, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

This training introduces the concept of trauma-informed care and begins to discuss the impact of trauma on a child’s early development, particularly as it relates to brain development and the formation of the regulatory system.

Module 2: How Trauma Impacts Development, Part 2
English – Wednesday, July 20, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Spanish – Tuesday, July 19, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

This training builds on the concept of trauma-informed care and continues the discussion of how trauma impacts a child’s early development, particularly as it relates to the stress response system, sensory system and attachment.

Module 3: Identifying Childhood Trauma
English – Wednesday, July 27, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Spanish – Tuesday, July 26, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

This training builds on the concept of trauma-informed care as it helps providers identify trauma behaviors in young children.  Providers will learn about explicit and implicit memories as well as normal stress responses in children.  Specific examples of dysregulated behaviors will be provided and strategies to create a safe environment for children will be discussed.

Module 4: Responding to Childhood Trauma, Part 1
English – Wednesday, August 3, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Spanish – Tuesday, August 2, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

This training builds on the concept of trauma-informed care by helping providers understand the message behind a child’s behavior and provides strategies to be more empathetic with all children.  Providers will learn the importance of using empathy with a child who is showing challenging behavior.

Module 5: Responding to Childhood Trauma, Part 2
English – Wednesday, August 10, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Spanish – Tuesday, August 9, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

This training builds on the concept of trauma-informed care by helping providers promote executive functioning in children and by providing strategies to build healthy attachments between a child and a primary caregiver.  Trauma specific strategies that assist in soothing a dysregulated child will also be discussed.

Module 6: Strengthening Families
English – Wednesday, August 17, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Spanish – Tuesday, August 16, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

This training builds on the concept of trauma-informed care by helping providers understand the risks and protective factors related to serving a Bridge child. Specific strategies for strengthening families are provided, offering more ways to engage the families of children in your care.

Module 7: Self-Care for Providers
English – Wednesday, August 24, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Spanish – Tuesday, August 23, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

This training builds on the concept of trauma-informed care by helping providers understand how self-care impacts daily interactions with a child. Stress reducing strategies are also provided, offering more ways to help a child care provider navigate the impact of working with children and families.

ENROLLMENT INSTRUCTIONS
Enrollment is managed through our online Learning Management System – BridgeBuilder. In order to enroll in an individual module or the entire training series, participants will need to first create a BridgeBuilder account.

  • Create a BridgeBuilder account here.

After creating a Bridge Builder account, participants can use the enrollment links below to enroll in the entire training series. Participants may also use Bridge Builder to search for and enroll in individual training modules.

  • Enroll in the entire 8-part Trauma-Informed Care 2.0 Training Series in English here.
  • Enroll in the entire 8-part Trauma-Informed Care 2.0 Training Series in Spanish here.

Access more information about how to create a BridgeBuilder account and enroll in trainings here.