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CANCELED – Strategies to Help Young Children Cope with Trauma

Thursday, March 17, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

Strategies to Help Young Children Cope with Trauma

Presented by Melissa Williamson, Ed.D., Professional Learning Project Manager, Frog Street

Sponsored by Frog Street

This edWebinar is canceled. We will let you know if it is rescheduled. 

Many PreK-aged children are faced with traumatic events and circumstances in their lives, and it has grown more severe over the last few years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Not only is the child impacted, but their behavior often impacts other children in the classroom. What can a PreK teacher do in the classroom to help children deal with trauma?

Melissa Williamson, Ed.D. will lay out specific strategies for teachers to help children dealing with trauma. Dr. Williamson is a certified trauma professional and was Co-Chair of the Early Care Sector of the South Texas Trauma-Informed Consortium. During this edWebinar you will learn:

  • The three different realms of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the symptoms to look for in the classroom
  • How to talk to children and families experiencing trauma and tips to provide trauma-sensitive support in the classroom
  • The importance of resiliency and how to begin to heal

As a bonus, two edWebinar attendees will win a Frog Street virtual professional learning course on either Trauma Informed Care in the Early Childhood Setting or Strategies to Reduce Challenging Behavior. See the complete details here.

This edWebinar will be of interest to teachers of young children, school and district leaders, and education technology leaders. There will be time for questions at the end of the presentation.


Melissa WilliamsonAbout the Presenter

Melissa Williamson, Ed.D., CTP is the professional learning project manager for Frog Street and a member of the faculty at The University of Texas at San Antonio. She earned her doctoral degree in organizational leadership from Abilene Christian University. Dr. Williamson has had an extensive career in early childhood education, leadership, family engagement, and trauma-informed practices.


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Thursday, March 17, 2022
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
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