Trauma-Informed Care
with Director Endorsement


Course Description

The goal of this course is to assist child care programs in implementing trauma-informed care for families they serve. This is a multi-session course, which will require the completion of outside assignments and readings. Upon completion of this course, child care program directors will form a community of practice and will be able to:

  • Recognize the signs of trauma impacting children
  • Examine the importance of self-care
  • Apply tools to help children regulate emotions and behaviors
  • Evaluate the physical learning environment for the trauma-sensitive
  • Develop a plan for creating a trauma-sensitive program

This course can be used to meet the Florida Director Credential Renewal requirements.