Read this blog from a Michigan state leader to learn why a truly trauma-informed approach to services and care must be shaped by more than the trauma happening right now or in the immediate past. The time orientation of a culture describes the influence the past, present, or future has on beliefs and social actions.
This presentation by Geoffrey Nagle, Erickson Institute, discusses brain development and the importance of early childhood experiences, and the policy and program opportunities that can make a difference in outcomes.
This slide deck from the webinar, Trauma-informed Services and Policies to Support Immigrant and Mixed-Status Families in Early Care and Education, outlines a trauma-informed approach to working with providers and families and ways to promote resilience in the workforce and address the impacts of this work on providers.
This blog from the Center for the Study of Social Policy is titled: Preparing for Immigration Raids: What Early Childhood Stakeholders Can Do. Out of deep concern about the harm of such enforcement actions on young children, families, and communities, the blog offers several steps early childhood programs can take to prepare for impending raids.
In our July 11, 2019 webinar, A Trauma-Informed Approach to Working with Providers and Families, we discussed strategies for supporting providers as well as the need for reflective supervision. We review some of that information here.
In the fourth and final webinar in the BUILD Initiative webinar and blog series on the provision of trauma-informed care as it relates to immigration and US immigration policies, we discussed strategies direct service providers and advocates can use to support and welcome immigrant families in early childhood programs, mitigate the effects of trauma, and engage in administrative and legislative advocacy toward better policies for immigrant families. We present some of that information here.
This media toolkit supports the webinar Trauma-Informed Services and Policies to Support Immigrant and Mixed-Status Families in Early Care and Education: Impacts of Immigration Trauma on the Health and Development of Young Children. Tools provide tips for creating effective social media placements and email communications.