This course examines trauma early interventions in relation to children and youth. Course content covers traumatic reactions specific to the stages of childhood development. Learners will investigate the role of individuals responding to children affected by various types of critical incidents, the range of interventions, and immediate post-impact and recovery issues. Learners will also have an opportunity to examine issues related to children with adaptive and supportive needs and working with caregivers' families. Learners will gain knowledge of the impacts of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) on children and youth and develop practical tools and strategies for supporting them and applying Traditional and cultural approaches to building child and youth resiliency.
CISM-1045 includes a pre-reading component that should take approximately 15-30 minutes to complete.
May 30, 2024
Child & Youth Trauma Support