Trauma-Informed Care 2.0 Core 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
**New Series starts Wednesdays, 12:30-3:00PM, November – December 2023**
Orientation to the Emergency Child Care Bridge Program for Foster Children
English with Live Spanish Translation – November 1, 2023
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 with Live Spanish Translation – November 8, 2023
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 with Live Spanish Translation – November 15, 2023
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 with Live Spanish Translation – November 22, 2023
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 with Live Spanish Translation – November 29, 2023
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 with Live Spanish Translation – December 6, 2023
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 with Live Spanish Translation – December 13, 2023
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 with Live Spanish Translation – December 20, 2023
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 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 with live Spanish Translation (Coming Soon)