Introduction to Reaching & Teaching Children Exposed to Trauma

Key Principles to a Trauma-Responsive Environment

by Dr. Barbara Sorrels

6 clock hours for LPC/LMFT, LCSW & PhD


Increasing numbers of children are experiencing adverse childhood experiences in the early years of their life. Trauma alters the trajectory of children’s lives, impacting all developmental systems, including brain development, attachment, self-regulation, sensory processing, social skills and learning. This is a 8-part series, addressing key principles of a trauma responsive educational environment in elementary schools. 

This is a eight-part series that includes:

  1. Part One: Introduction to Trauma Responsive Education
  2. Part Two: What is Trauma?
  3. Part Three: The Power of Rhythm
  4. Part Four: The Power of Relationships
  5. Part Five: Trauma as a Loss of Self
  6. Part Six: Creating a Soothing Environment
  7. Part Seven: Behavioral Control
  8. Part Eight: The Cognitive Impact of Trauma


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Course Curriculum

  Intro to Reaching & Teaching Children Affected by Trauma
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  Part One: Introduction to Trauma Responsive Education
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  Part Two: What is Trauma?
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  Part Three: The Power of Rhythm
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  Part Four: The Power of Relationships
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  Part Five: Trauma as a Loss of Self
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  Part Six: Creating a Soothing Environment
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  Part Seven: Behavioral Control
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  Part Eight: The Cognitive Impact of Trauma
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Introduction to Reaching & Teaching Children Exposed to Trauma

Hi, I’m Dr. Barbara Sorrels

I help teachers, parents and professionals understand the basic principles of child development by 'looking under the hood' to see what makes kids tick. Learn more about Dr. Sorrels >>