Trauma-Informed Parenting


This course explores trauma-informed parenting including:

  • complex trauma

  • strength and resilience

  • aftereffects

  • parenting practices

(2 hours, $10.00 per person)
Many children in care experience traumatic events, including abuse, neglect, and domestic violence. These traumatic events can affect a child long after he or she has been removed from the source of the trauma. This class explores how parents can care for a child while being sensitive to his or her past traumatic experiences.

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • describe "complex trauma"
  • understand how a child's past experiences impact his or her behavior
  • use the Trauma-Sensitive Review Form
  • understand how to encourage a child to develop strength and resilience
  • describe the seven aftereffects of complex trauma
  • understand how to adapt parenting style to a child's needs