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Trauma - What is it and how does it cause harm to youth? - RECORDED Webinar

Trauma - What is it and how does it cause harm to youth? - RECORDED Webinar

This webinar was Recorded for your convenience.

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Learning Topic:

  • Identify the three types of trauma (acute, chronic, complex)
  • Examples of possible traumatic events for children
  • Share statistics
  • Identify signs of traumatic stress by age
    • Preschool
    • Elementary
    • middle/high school
  • Understand the impacts of trauma


Kea Norrell-Aitch,

Michigan State University Extension

Questions: please contact Amy Rhodes at

This series is brought to you by the Mental Health & Well-being Champion Group.

The Mental Health & Well-being Champion Group is part of the 4-H Access, Equity and Belonging Committee, which aims to increase the capacity of 4-H and the Cooperative Extension System  to create a more inclusive organizational culture. Our champion group focuses on increasing youth development professionals’ knowledge of mental illness and challenges that youth face in order to help these professionals create safe, inclusive programming for our youth.

Zuri Garcia, Amy Rhodes, Kea Norrell-Aitch, Kendra Lewis

Additional Sessions in the Series

May 18

Stress and Children - Good, Tolerable and Bad

May 20

Trauma  - What is it and how does it cause harm to youth?

May 25

Toxic Stress - How adversity damages a child’s development and well-being.

May 27

Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences

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