Trauma and Early Development   [Archived Catalog]
2022-2023 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook

ECE 656 - Trauma and Early Development

3 Credit(s)
This course will examine the different ways trauma can impact young children. It includes an understanding of the different facets of early childhood trauma and childhood symptoms and related to trauma. Students will examine what causes stress in young children and will learn to identify red flags in related behaviors in young children. Students will learn to identify services for young children who have been exposed to trauma. They will learn to understand the role that resilience has in the life of a child with exposure to trauma and understand ways of enhancing resiliency in them. They will study the latest research on this topic.