Understanding the Importance of Screening and Assessing for Trauma in Young Children

Lindsey Ondrak, LIMHP

This session will explain early childhood trauma, the importance of screening and assessing for trauma in young children, and will provide an overview of evidenced-based practices.

Intended Audience

All professionals working with children and families.

Learning Objectives
  • At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to recognize the importance of screening for trauma in young children.
  • Participants will be able to identify trauma indicators that a young child may be exhibiting.
  • Participants will be able to refer to a mental health therapist and explain evidenced-based practices for trauma.