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Sep 09 2023


9:30 am - 12:45 pm





Understanding Conflict & Implementing Trauma-Informed Care

The focus of this workshop will be the understanding of conflict and aggression with young children (0-5 years old) and the introduction of pedagogical practices that support educators in managing conflict and reducing stress. Participants will develop an understanding of the neurobiology of the brain, the fight-flight-freeze survival stress response in young children and the impacts of stress in young children’s lives. Trauma and trauma-informed care will be discussed with an invitation to engage with trauma-informed pedagogical practices that include the HighScope Educational Research Foundation’s 6-step approach to problem-solving with young children. Participants will develop an implementation plan to incorporate trauma-informed care and the problem‐solving approach into their early childhood settings.


Julia Black is the Coordinator and an Instructor in the Early Childhood Care and Education Program in the School of Education and Childhood Studies at Capilano University. Julia has been a part of the Capilano University community since 2007. She has worked as an educator and executive director in early childhood programs throughout the Sea to Sky corridor and as an educational and early years policy consultant. 


Suitable for all early learning professionals and parents.


Pro D Certificate: Yes, 3 hours.


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