ECE Advocacy Kits

Faculty Advisor

Jami Swindell



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Trauma that begins early in life is relentless and persistent and has been linked to the most severe symptoms of post-traumatic stress and poor child outcomes. Trauma-informed care provides children guidance from informed adults who can recognize and respond to the signs and impacts of trauma on young children and instill trauma awareness, knowledge, and skills into program habits, practices, and policies.

Presentation Type

Advocacy Kit



Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Degree Program

Early Childhood Education

Publication Date

Fall 2020


Fontbonne University Archives


St. Louis, MO


PTSD, childcare, mental health, childhood trauma


Let's Talk About a Trauma-Informed Environment

Childhood Trauma: What is it?

Call to Action: Creating a Trauma-Informed Environment

Literature Review

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Advocating for A Trauma-Informed Environment



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