Trauma in the Lives of Vulnerable Children and Youth

About this Bundle

Description

This five session bundle will provide an overview of the concepts of vulnerability, risk & protective factors, and resilience. The impact of adverse childhood experiences is reviewed with a focus on how traumatic stress impacts developmental trajectories. Using an ecological lens, interventions to minimize risk and support resilience at the individual child, family, and environmental levels are discussed.

Meet the Instructor

Carmela J. deCandia, PsyD, is a licensed clinical child psychologist with specialities in child and adolescent development, family homelessness, trauma, program development, and assessment. She has dedicated her career to advancing best practices and policies to support vulnerable children and families, and to improve the systems which serve them. A compassionate clinician and effective leader, she is nationally recognized as a writer, advocate, and public speaker. She has led direct service and national agencies including St. Mary's Women and Children's Center and the National Center on Family Homelessness, and she recently helped launched the Bassuk Center on Homeless and Vulnerable Children and Youth. She is now working as an independent consultant to support providers in building effective programs for children and families. For her work, was names the recipient of the 2016 Horace Mann Spirit of Service Award by Antioch University.

The tapas in this bundle include:

  • Introduction: Childhood Trauma (8 mins)
  • Risk and Resilience (11 min)
  • Interventions at the Individual Level (12 min)
  • Interventions at the Family Level (8 mins)
  • Interventions at the Community Level (9 mins)

Bundle facts:

  • Estimated length: 48 minutes
  • Subject: childhood and youth trauma
  • Course type: Self-paced, short video tutorials
  • Covered topics: trauma, trauma-informed care, children, youth, resilience, vulnerability, risk & protective factors

Tapas in this Bundle

  • Introduction: Childhood Trauma
  • Risk & Resilience
  • Intervention at the Individual Level
  • Interventions at the Family Level
  • Interventions at the Community Level
  • Evaluation

About this Bundle

Description

This five session bundle will provide an overview of the concepts of vulnerability, risk & protective factors, and resilience. The impact of adverse childhood experiences is reviewed with a focus on how traumatic stress impacts developmental trajectories. Using an ecological lens, interventions to minimize risk and support resilience at the individual child, family, and environmental levels are discussed.

Meet the Instructor

Carmela J. deCandia, PsyD, is a licensed clinical child psychologist with specialities in child and adolescent development, family homelessness, trauma, program development, and assessment. She has dedicated her career to advancing best practices and policies to support vulnerable children and families, and to improve the systems which serve them. A compassionate clinician and effective leader, she is nationally recognized as a writer, advocate, and public speaker. She has led direct service and national agencies including St. Mary's Women and Children's Center and the National Center on Family Homelessness, and she recently helped launched the Bassuk Center on Homeless and Vulnerable Children and Youth. She is now working as an independent consultant to support providers in building effective programs for children and families. For her work, was names the recipient of the 2016 Horace Mann Spirit of Service Award by Antioch University.

The tapas in this bundle include:

  • Introduction: Childhood Trauma (8 mins)
  • Risk and Resilience (11 min)
  • Interventions at the Individual Level (12 min)
  • Interventions at the Family Level (8 mins)
  • Interventions at the Community Level (9 mins)

Bundle facts:

  • Estimated length: 48 minutes
  • Subject: childhood and youth trauma
  • Course type: Self-paced, short video tutorials
  • Covered topics: trauma, trauma-informed care, children, youth, resilience, vulnerability, risk & protective factors

Tapas in this Bundle

  • Introduction: Childhood Trauma
  • Risk & Resilience
  • Intervention at the Individual Level
  • Interventions at the Family Level
  • Interventions at the Community Level
  • Evaluation