The Trauma of COVID-19: Children’s Mental Health In The Aftermath Of The Pandemic
As we collectively process the COVID-19 pandemic, the impact on children and young people’s mental health and well-being continues to weigh heavily. Removed from routine and separated from peers during crucial development phases, the pandemic has left children suffering from Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). In this course you will, gain a better understanding of the long- and short-term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on children’s social and emotional development, mental health, and how early childhood educators can support young children and their families.
Content Area III: Positive ways to support children’s social and emotional development
IX: Trauma Informed Care
At the end of this training, participants will be able to:
- Gain a better understanding of the long-term and short-term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the effect on children’s social and emotional development, mental health, and wellbeing.
- Learn coping strategies to help minimize COVID-19 related trauma symptoms
- Learn strategies to support parents with COVID-19 related trauma and address the symptoms.