Participants will learn about how trauma affects the developing brain. The way the brain is affected often reveals how and why a child may react or interact in a particular way to seemingly benign environmental changes or people. Caregivers are involved in a discussion about their knowledge of trauma and how to best support children in their program who may have endured traumatic experiences. Hands-on classroom and sensory activities are described and experienced.
Presentadora: Gilda (Yoly) Figueroa
En este entrenamiento los participantes identificaron la información más actual sobre el trastorno de la atención,
estadísticas, factores de riesgo, características y tratamiento. Se discutirán estrategias a implementar en el lugar de cuidado infantil. Se proveerán recursos respecto al tema.
Mental Health First Aid is a course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis.
- Depression and mood disorders
- Anxiety disorders
- Substance Use disorders
When you take a course, you learn how to apply the Mental Health First Aid action plan in a variety of situations, including when someone is experiencing:
- Panic attacks
- Suicidal thoughts or behaviors
- Non-suicidal self-injury
- Acute psychosis (e.g., hallucinations or delusions)
- Overdose or withdrawal from alcohol or drug use
- Reaction to a traumatic event
You learn by getting involved with the material and relating what you learn to real-life applications. Discussion topics, scenarios, and other activities keep you engaged in the course and give you an opportunity to practice helping skills.
Al final de este entrenamiento, los participantes serán capaces de: Definir un currículo y las prácticas apropiadas en cuanto al desarrollo (DAP) Explicar el propósito de un currículo, reconocer cómo el currículo define sus actividades/ trabajo.
This training reviews child growth and development in early childhood settings. A review of various commercial screening tools is being discussed to allow child care professionals more option to monitor the typical development of a child. Case studies provide practical learning for the participant on the use of a developmental assessment tool and guidelines for referral to a intervention program.