This 4-part training series explores historical trauma from a racial equity lens. We will learn how these experiences affect children and families today and what you can do as an early childhood educator to help. ECE competencies covered in this training series include: Culture, Diversity, and Equity; Professionalism; and Leadership.
This is a live virtual training conducted through Zoom. The training series will be offered in both English and Spanish. The 4-part Historical Trauma training series is designed and recommended to be completed as a cohort.
Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance after each module and a Certificate of Completion after completing all 4 modules. Additionally, training participants who provide their California Early Care and Education Workforce Registry ID number will receive 2.5 hours of professional development credit for each training module. *Please allow 30 days for your credit to post.
View the Historical Trauma training series flyer here.
TRAINING MODULE TOPICS AND DATES
Module 1: Understanding Historical Trauma
English – Wednesday, September 14, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Spanish – Tuesday, September 13, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
This training introduces the topic of historical trauma from a racial equity lens and provides a foundational set of key terms that are utilized throughout the entire training series. Key topics include: race, ethnicity, culture, racism, systemic racism, and privilege.
Module 2: Resurfacing the Past – Historical Trauma in the U.S.
English – Wednesday, September 21, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Spanish – Tuesday, September 20, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
This training dives deeper into understanding historical trauma by reviewing relevant U.S. history, such as slavery, Native American genocide, and immigrant experiences. The resilience of these local communities is also highlighted.
Module 3: Historical Trauma – From Past to Present
English – Wednesday, September 28, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Spanish – Tuesday, September 27, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
This training explores the impact of historical trauma on children and families today by discussing topics such as racial disparities in ECE settings, the school to prison pipeline and poverty in communities of color.
Module 4: Historical Trauma – Supporting Children and Families Today
English – Monday, October 5, 2021 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Spanish – Wednesday, October 4, 2021 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
This training shares strategies ECE providers can use to support children and families that have been impacted by historical trauma. Addressing implicit biases and creating culturally inclusive child care settings are also discussed.
PRE-REQUISITES AND ENROLLMENT INSTRUCTIONS