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All professionals working with young children and their families need specialized training to provide family-centered, diversity-informed, and developmentally appropriate services. Join us for a 2 hour training for where Ms. Campbell will use a trauma informed lens to describe how children and preschool teachers' adverse experiences may impact the functioning of a preschool classroom. Concrete strategies will be provided to reduce stress and support optimal relational development.

  • Date: 9/15/2022 10:00 AM - 9/15/2022 01:00 PM
  • Location: Online Event


Goals and Objectives

Participants will be able to: 

  • Define trauma and name at least three ways that it can impact brain functioning.
  •  Describe how the concepts of fight, flight, or freeze may look for young children. 
  •  Define unconscious bias and name two ways it can impact preschool teachers.  

Course Schedule

10:00-11:00 - Introduction to trauma
11:00-11:15 - Break
11:15-12:00 - Fight, flight, freeze
12:00-12:15 - Break
12:15-1:00 - Unconscious bias  

Course Credits

Participants will earn 2.5 hours of  Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Training is  is appropriate for mental health consultants, early childhood mental health therapists, and those who work with the 0-5 population. Course completion certificates will be emailed to the email address provided.

Center for Early Childhood Connections is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (provider#) to sponsor continuing education for LMFT's, LCSW's, LPCC's, and LEP’s. Center for Early Childhood Connections maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. 

Policies & Info

Refunds are available if you provide notice of your inability to attend the session at least 48 hours in advance by emailing

If you have questions, allowances for disabilities, or would like to report grievances please contact the Director of Clinical Services, Amanda Campbell at 510-508-6016 or

Meet the Trainer

Amanda Campbell is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has been working with young children since 2000. She specializes in integrating trauma informed care with relational mental health supports in early childhood education settings. Ms. Campbell has developed, refined and implemented many innovative programs providing mental health consultation, child parent psychotherapy, perinatal mental health, and clinical supervision to both therapists, supervisors, and teachers.