This is Part 4 of the five-part series, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE): The Effects of Childhood Trauma on Communication. This course will focus on the effects of exposure to trauma, including abuse and neglect, on language development. The impact on early brain development will be discussed, as well as the importance of early intervention to prevent increasing difficulties over time. (Part 1: Course 8980, Part 2: Course 8981, Part 3: Course 8984, Part 5: Course 8992)
Course created on August 8, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to describe ways exposure to trauma affect cognitive and language development.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how abuse and neglect play an important role in language development.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least 3 prevention strategies that can help avert more serious developmental outcomes over time.
|5-15 Minutes||Brain development and trauma|
|15-25 Minutes||Review of data|
|25-35 Minutes||Effects of trauma on children|
|35-45 Minutes||Cases related to delays in language development|
|45-55 Minutes||Ways to support parents and others exposed to trauma to help children|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Joy D. Osofsky
Joy D. Osofsky, PhD, is a clinical and developmental psychologist, Paul J. Ramsey Endowed Chair of Psychiatry and Barbara Lemann Professor of Child Welfare at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) in New Orleans. Dr. Osofsky has published widely and authored or edited six books related to trauma in the lives of children including in 2017, Treating Infants and Young Children Impacted by Trauma: Interventions that Promote Healthy Development (American Psychological Association) and in 2018, Violence and Trauma in the Lives of Children - Two Volume Handbook (Praeger Publishers). She is past president of Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families and the World Association for Infant Mental Health. She serves as the Clinical Consultant and on the Leadership Team for the Zero to Three Safe Babies Court Team Program.
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