Welcome to the Trauma Informed Resource Parenting I: Understanding and Recognizing the Effects of Trauma training.  Please choose one option below and enter the enrollment key in the box at the bottom of the screen. The enrollment keys must be entered exactly as written, including special characters.

  • Option 1: Foster Parent. Your enrollment key is: Foster22#

  • Option 2: Department for Community Based Services (DCBS) Employee. Your enrollment key is: Staff22#

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“The things that have happened to our children…changed their development and the way that they think about the world”. 


-Allison Douglas


The purpose of this learning opportunity is to continue to enhance your understanding and recognition of the effects of trauma and trauma-informed parenting.  This session explores how trauma affects the youth’s physical, psychological and emotional well-being and introduces the critical framework of "Regulate, Relate, Reason” which will help you remember how to best respond to youth who have been affected by all types of trauma.  Trauma informed resource parenting is defined as the framework that includes understanding, recognizing, and responding to the effects of all types of trauma on children and youth in care.  The learning objectives are to:

  • Understand the basics of brain development
  • Understand what traumatic events are and how they affect youth physically, emotionally and psychologically
  • Increase your ability to recognize the impact of trauma in youth
  • Increase your understanding of the "Regulate, Relate, Reason” framework