This recording introduces the benefits of trauma-informed care in early childhood programs and highlights the evidence-based Ready to Learn Through Relationships Toolkit (RLR-Toolkit).
Trauma-informed practices are ways to help and understand people who have experienced trauma. The practices include policies and actions that make sure we don’t cause people impacted by trauma more harm. Explore these resources to learn more about how to adopt trauma-informed practices to promote healing.
Emergencies and disasters come in many forms, at any time or place, often with little or no warning. Supportive tools like the Bee CALM Backpack can decrease its impact on a child’s social and emotional well-being.
Emergencies can have serious effects on the mental health of staff, children, and families. Learn concrete strategies to use when preparing for and responding to emergencies from a mental health perspective.
Watch these videos to learn to support a variety of pathways to mental health and healing. The videos raise awareness about the effect of historical trauma on mental health and how to reduce barriers of bias.
Watch this video for perspectives on mental health within historically marginalized communities. Learn strategies to promote mental health and healing that can be applied in Head Start programs.
In this video, learn tips for how to navigate traumatic racial experiences with Head Start staff and families. Learn how trauma-informed care and historical trauma relate to Head Start services.
This webinar showcases Head Start programs that have implemented trauma-attuned care, which blends an understanding of trauma with all aspects of a program’s organizational culture, policies, and practices.
This webinar highlights the many ways Head Start programs help children and families heal from traumatic events or overwhelming situations.
Explore how staff can plan and prepare before a natural disaster for the mental health needs of children, families, and staff that follow in the wake of an event.
This podcast supports Early Head Start and Head Start staff to hold sensitive conversations with families on topics occurring outside of the classroom.