Session Track

Trauma and Resiliency of the Developing Child

Experience Level


Session Time

June 16

Those who work with young children find that there are enormous challenges to engaging parents and supporting their changes. In this presentation, we will explore the importance of attachment, not only between child and parent, but between parent and helper. The expanded ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences) model offers insight into how we can be more effective. Included are eight strategies for building attachment and engagement with parents

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  1. Understand the expanded ACE (Adverse Childhood Experiences) Study and its implications for intergenerational, historical, and cultural trauma
  2. Apply attachment concepts to parent interventions
  3. Apply eight strategies for parent interventions that can change intergenerational transmission of adversities

Intended Audience

Child Care Professionals, Early Childhood Education, Child Welfare, and Mental Health Professionals.

1:15pm to 2:25pm