Trauma-affected children can be found in any classroom and any school. In fact, one in four children experience a traumatic event before they turn three years old (Child, J. 2017). Trauma impacts development, behaviour and learning.
This short course is an ideal introduction to childhood trauma for all educators including parents, carers and youth workers. Providing effective support for children and young people affected by trauma begins with educators who are trauma-informed. By building your understanding and knowledge you have a better chance of making a positive difference.
The course is entirely online and self-paced, taking approximately 9 hours to complete. Enrol at anytime!. You may also choose to complete and Assessment for Credit.
The key areas covered in this course are:
Dr Kay Ayre is a lecturer in Early Childhood Studies in the School of Education, Edith Cowan University. Kay is a behaviour support specialist with a background in early years teaching and trauma-informed behaviour support.
For more information or if you qualify for the ECU alumni discount contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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