Trauma-Responsive Practices for Early Childhood Leaders: Creating and Sustaining Healing Engaged Organizations (Paperback)

Trauma-Responsive Practices for Early Childhood Leaders: Creating and Sustaining Healing Engaged Organizations By Julie Nicholson, Jen Leland, Julie Kurtz Cover Image
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Description


Specifically designed for administrators and leaders working in early childhood education, this practical guide offers comprehensive resources for creating trauma-responsive organizations and systems. Throughout this book, you'll find:

  • Exercises and tools for identifying the strengths and areas in need of change within your program, school or agency.
  • Reflection questions and sample conversations.
  • Rich vignettes from programs already striving to create healthier, trauma-responsive environments.

The guidance in this book is explained with simple, easy-to-implement strategies you can apply immediately to your own practice and is accompanied by brainstorming questions to help educational leaders both new to and experienced with trauma-informed practices succeed.

About the Author


Julie Nicholson is Professor of Practice in the School of Education at Mills College and Co-Director at the Center for Equity in Early Childhood Education.Jen Leland is Director of Partnerships for Trauma Transformed (TT), a seven county trauma-informed regional system of care.Julie Kurtz is CEO at the Center for Optimal Brain Integration(R). She coaches and trains on trauma-responsive and resilience building practices and social-emotional skills across the lifespan. She also operates a small private practice in California.LaWanda Wesley is Director of Quality Enhancement & Professional Development at the Early Childhood Education Department, Oakland Unified School District and Co-Director at the Center for Equity in Early Childhood Education.Sarah Nadiv is CEO at Global Health and Education Strategies.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780367362942
ISBN-10: 0367362945
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: July 6th, 2021
Pages: 266
Language: English