Trauma 101: Understanding the Impact of Trauma on Children

Training Information
Debra Ross
Trainer Phone Number: 
(404) 809-1561
Clock Hours: 
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. Topics and Learning Objectives Identify the types of experiences and situations that can be traumatic for children Describe the three types of trauma Identify the three types of stress that result from traumatic experiences Explain the impact of trauma on children who have experienced child maltreatment Explain the relationship between a child’s lifetime trauma history and his or her behaviors and responses Explain how traumatic experiences affect brain development Explain how traumatic experience affect child development Define psychological safety and its importance to children’s well-being Identify strengths and protective factors that promote resilience among children who have been impacted by trauma Identify potential strategies to support children and families who have been impacted by trauma
Training Format & Language
Training Format: 
Language of Training: 
Training Audience Level
Training Focus
Age Group(s): 
  • Ages 0 - 2
  • Ages 3 - 4
  • Ages 5 - 6
  • Ages 7 - 9
  • Ages 10+
Topic Area(s): 
  • Home-Based Care
  • Center-Based Care
  • Administration
Competency Goals
Competency Goals: 
To maintain a commitment to professionalism.
To maintain a commitment to professionalism.
To maintain a commitment to ongoing personal/professional growth and development.
Schedule Training
Monday, June 18, 2018 9:00am
190 Crossroads Parkway
Savannah, GA 31407
Additional Info: 
To register, go to the CWTC calendar by copying and pasting the link into your browser, click on the month and date of the class and a green registration button will be available to click on. If the class is full, you can click on the waitlist option or go back to the CWTC calendar to view other training dates and locations.