Learn the definition of trauma, how we respond to traumatic events, and how traumatic events affect families.
Explore this brief to learn about how to strengthen trauma-informed practices for staff.
Find examples of how to support trauma-informed care and healing in programs and in systems of care.
Review strategies for coping with and healing from trauma in this brief.
Discover how to enhance your knowledge about the importance of caring for yourself as you care for the children and families in your Head Start and Early Head Start programs.
Programs can use this resource to learn more about working with families and children who may be experiencing violence.
Use this fact sheet to learn about the signs and symptoms of trauma. Find out how to support affected children.
In this overview, learn about the impact of trauma and adverse childhood experiences on children's development.
Explore the critical role Head Start programs play in buffering the impact of trauma by promoting resilience for children, families, and staff. Learn more about implementing a trauma-informed approach.
After a disaster or crisis, children benefit when adults assure them that they are safe and help them learn how to cope effectively. In this tip sheet, learn what to do to help a child after a disaster or crisis.