This course will provide participants with foundational knowledge about child trauma and child traumatic stress. Participants will learn how trauma affects children including the impact on child development and a child’s response to traumatic events.
Topics and Learning Objectives
Child Trauma and Child Traumatic Stress
Explain the term “child traumatic stress”
Describe the types of experiences that constitute childhood trauma
Recognize role in responding to child traumatic stress
How Trauma Affects Children
Explain the relationship between a child’s lifetime trauma history and his or her behaviors and responses.
Describe how traumatic experiences affect brain development
Influence of Developmental Stage
Identify the impact of trauma on child development