Trauma-Responsive Family Engagement in Early Childhood: Practices for Equity and Resilience (Hardcover)

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Description


Designed for all professionals working with parents and families of young children, this practical guide offers comprehensive resources for building trauma-responsive family engagement in your school or program. Throughout this book, you'll find:

  • Evidence-based practices that promote trauma-response family engagement.
  • Exercises and tools for identifying the strengths and learning edges within your program, school, or agency.
  • Vignettes from people and programs striving to create trusting, asset-focused partnerships with families that improve equity and promote culturally responsive practices.
  • Reflective inquiry questions and sample conversations to help you examine your own practices.

With concrete examples and easy-to-implement strategies, this critical book helps readers put theory into practice while providing essential support for individuals and groups both new to and experienced with trauma-responsive practices in early childhood.

About the Author


Julie Nicholson is Professor of Practice in the School of Education at Mills College and Co-Director of the Center for Equity in Early Childhood Education.Julie Kurtz is CEO at the Center for Optimal Brain Integration(R) and trains on social-emotional and trauma-responsive practices across the lifespan. She also operates a private practice as a licensed marriage and family therapist in California, USA.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780367650650
ISBN-10: 0367650657
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: September 15th, 2021
Pages: 256
Language: English