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

Trauma Informed Practices for Early Childhood Educators: Relationship-Based Approaches that Support Healing and Build Resilience in Young Children

The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity

Resilience – The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope

CAST Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Lesson Builder


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