Traumatic Experiences: First Steps to Hope (Part 2)
Part two of an interview series with Ann Thomas from The Children’s Place.
In this webinar series, Ann Thomas, President and CEO of The Children’s Place, discusses the effects of childhood traumatic experiences and articulates strategies that providers can use to help kids and families cope. In part two of this series, Ann walks us through Sesame Workshop’s approach to helping kids and families through traumatic experiences, and examines many resources you can use in your own work with kids and families.
- Explore three protective factors that can help children after experiencing trauma
- Discover ways that adults can help children cope and heal after trauma
- Review some of our resources that can be used to help children and families recover from trauma and move forward
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