“Trauma Informed Care in the ECE Setting: Why is this Something to Consider?” Webinar

Diane Michael Advocacy, CCP, NAC, NCCA, NECPA, Professional Development

Did you miss The National Child Care Association’s, “Webinar Wednesday,” featuring, “Trauma Informed Care in the ECE Setting: Why is this Something to Consider?”

This Webinar, presented by Dr. Melissa Williamson of Frog Street, highlighted the meaning of trauma informed care in an early childhood setting and its importance to the future of our nation.

Topics reviewed:
· What is “Trauma Informed Care”
· How can trauma manifest itself in an early childhood classroom
· What can we do to support children experiencing trauma
· How can we help ourselves and our colleagues experiencing trauma

About Dr. Melissa Williamson – Frog Street- Professional Development Special Project Manager:
Melissa Williamson, EdD, CTP, is the professional learning project manager for Frog Street and is a faculty member at The University of Texas at San Antonio. She earned her doctoral degree in organizational leadership from Abilene Christian University. Melissa possesses an extensive career in early childhood education, leadership, family engagement, and trauma-informed practices. She was awarded the Susan Hargrove Trainer of the Year from the San Antonio Association for the Education of Young Children. As part of your community advocacy, she co-chairs the Early Care and Education Sector of the South Texas Trauma-Informed Care Consortium. In addition, Melissa is a certified leadership trainer for the John Maxwell Team. She has been an advocate for children and families for over 30 years.