CalTrin When Trauma Reactions & Neurodevelopmental Disorders Overlap

Training Overview

This training will review characteristics of trauma-related disorders and neurodevelopmental disorders (e.g., autism spectrum disorder, ADHD) in children ages birth through 5 years. We will review complex presentations and highlight the overlap and distinctions. We will also explain how broadening your perspective can help you to understand a child’s needs and link families to appropriate services to promote positive outcomes.

Participants will

  • Examine the overlap between neurodevelopmental disorders and trauma
  • Explain why trauma-informed and developmentally informed approaches to working with children with developmental, social-emotional, and behavioral concerns are important for positive outcomes
  • Examine the importance of flexible perspectives and the value of treatment over time in understanding a child’s needs
  • Look at appropriate evidence-informed options for therapy

Who should attend 

All staff of family resource center (FRCs), child abuse prevention councils (CAPCs), community-based organizations, and other child- and family-serving systems.

Important Training Information

  • This is an interactive training. Please be prepared to participate in activities such as group discussion, break out rooms, and/or demonstration. Your training experience will be best with the use of a web cam, audio, and a training environment conducive to active participation.
  • This training will be recorded. The recording will be available to registered learners within 2 days of the training.
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Training Pre-Work

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