Little Listeners in an Uncertain World: Providing Safety and Support through Community Trauma

Little Listeners in an Uncertain World: Providing Safety and Support through Community Trauma

In the wake of the September 11, 2001, tragedy and the devastating hurricanes in the southern states, programs continue to be challenged to provide stability, security, and support to children and families. In reality, children and families across the country experience trauma from less publicized community events on a daily basis. What can program staff do to provide optimal support to children and families? In this audio cast, faculty from programs like yours discuss their real-life experiences with community trauma as they highlight principles for practice in working with families and young children affected by catastrophic events.



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This online tool supports home visiting staff and those who support them by presenting regulations, strategies, publications, and resources in a way that’s interactive, flexible, and adaptable to people’s needs. It offers the readerthe opportunity to read, review, rate, save, and organize material that’s engaging, supports understanding, and ultimately contributes to their expertise as home visitors and home visiting supervisors. It has been developed by the Early Head Start National Resource Center, and includes numerous resources produced by other national centers.

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