TRAUMA-INFORMED PRINCIPLES & PRACTICES

Created by researchers from the Washington State University Child and Family Research Unit, this professional development series is intended to help participants better understand the impacts of traumatic stress on families and communities, and effectively respond to people in crisis.

 

This program was originally delivered to Washington State University Extension faculty and staff, but is appropriate for anyone interested in learning more about trauma-informed principles and how to apply those methods and strategies within their own communities. 

To learn more about the Child and Family Research Unit, please visit their website at 

https://extension.wsu.edu/cafru/

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The Role of ACEs, Toxic Stress, and Biology on Development

Recorded Webinar | Original Date 2021

Speaker: Natalie Turner-Depue, PhD

In this session, Dr. Natalie Turner-Depue defines trauma and adverse childhood experiences and discusses the impact of trauma on developent.

Dr. Natalie Turner-Depue currently serves as the interim Director for the Child and Family Research Unit (CAFRU) and the Collaborative Learning for Educational Achievement and Resilience (CLEAR) Trauma Center at Washington State University. Her research focus is on integrating trauma-informed practices into schools and community organizations throughout the western US while dismantling systemic barriers impeding equitable educational access.

Attachment and Attunement

Recorded Webinar |Original Date 2021

Speaker: Cassandra Kelly, MPH

In this session, Cassandra Kelley, MPH defines attachment and attunement" and discusses the intention and purpose of attunement as a skill.

Cassandra Kelley, MPH currently serves as a project associate in the Child and Family Research Unit (CAFRU) at Washington State University. Cassandra earned a Master of Public Health degree from Eastern Washington University and is a native of rural eastern Washington.

Routine, Rituals, and Validation

Recorded Webinar |Original Date 2021

Speaker: Cassandra Kelly, MPH

In this session, Cassandra Kelley, MPH defines routines, rituals, and validations and discusses how to incorporate these skills into everyday practices.

Cassandra Kelley, MPH currently serves as a project associate in the Child and Family Research Unit (CAFRU) at Washington State University. Cassandra earned a Master of Public Health degree from Eastern Washington University and is a native of rural eastern Washington.

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This work is supported by Rural Health & Safety Education grant no. 2019-41520-30092 project accession no. 1020168 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Any opinions expressed in this presentation are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.