Resources


Trauma Informed Care

The information below is gathered from various resources. Please note that some are county specific. This list will be updated as new information is obtained.

Self-Care Tips & Articles
https://alamedacountytraumainformedcare.org/caregivers-and-providers/self-care-tips/

Books
Trauma Informed Practices for Early Childhood Educators: Relationship-Based Approaches that Support Healing and Build Resilience in Young Children
https://www.amazon.com/dp/1138306398/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_fmFKBbHE9151E

The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity
https://www.amazon.com/Deepest-Well-Long-Term-Childhood-Adversity-ebook/dp/B01N7HZ73B

Videos/Films
Resilience – The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope
https://kpjrfilms.co/resilience/about-the-film/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NqIhQlzntmg

 

Going Green in Child Development Settings

Going Green: There is so much talk about it but how do we achieve it? Especially in a child development setting! Below are links to just a few resources with tips on how you can gradually create a more environmentally friendly setting for both the children and the environment!

PLEASE NOTE: The links below are just a sample of the information available – the Early Childhood Council of Kern does not endorse any individual program/organization.

“Deconstructing Green” Go Green Rating Scale for Early Childhood Settings

Smart Plastics Guide: Healthier Food Uses of Plastics

Green Clean Schools

Children’s Learning Environments eNewsletter

Green Care For Children

Eco-Healthy Child Care

Also see Reports and Resources page for a listing of relevant websites