Childhood Development and the Effects of Trauma

Katina “Andie” Mitchell, LSCSW, RPT earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and later a Master of Social Work with a specialization in the military community. Her most recent clinical focus has been mental health with children, families, and young parents though she has experience working in multiple military settings, clinically and volunteer based. She also specializes in helping other therapists learn and understand self employment in growing their own practices.

Kansas Behavioral Science Regulatory Board
Provider Number 20-001

Instructors: Katina “Andie” Mitchell

This offering allows participants to learn major and minor theories on childhood development, an understanding of how development has changed and how trauma can affect that development. In addition to examples of trauma responses versus typical responses in children and adolescents.

Childhood Development and the Effects of Trauma (4 CE’s)
4 hours
Date: June 18, 2022

Topics: Development, Theories and Frameworks
Time 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain basic principles of childhood development.
  2. Participants will label various theories on childhood development.
  3. Knowledge surrounding the differences and commonalities of each theory and their frameworks.
  4. Understand the changes among childhood development over time and the basis for change.
  5. Describe the importance of supportive adult relationships for children.
  6. Label non-trauma related challenges that can affect development.
    CONTENT SOURCES: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association and American Psychological Association

Break: 11:00 am – 11:10 am

Topics: Trauma Responses and Effects
Time: 11:10 am – 1:10 pm
Learning Objectives:

  1. Define different types of trauma.
  2. Explain how the impact of trauma can affect typical development.
  3. Participants can differentiate between examples of trauma responses versus typical responses in children or adolescents.
  4. Distinguish the differences between the physical and emotional responses.
  5. Describe Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and their importance to understanding trauma in children.
  6. Understand the effect of trauma on attachment and relationships in children.
    CONTENT SOURCES: Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Topics: Quiz and Evaluation
Time: 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Your license number must be included in the “additional notes” section at check out to ensure proper CE credits for the completed class.

Location: Online via Zoom
The link will be sent out one week prior to the start of the course.

Sand Dollar Learning Systems reserves the right to cancel any seminar if 10 organizations and/or individuals without organizational affiliation are not registered 7 days prior to the beginning date of the seminar. In the event of said cancellation, fully registered participants will be scheduled into the next regularly occurring seminar offered by the Sand Dollar Learning Centers. Sand Dollar Learning Systems has a no return policy. If you are able to attend the course and notify us in writing at within 48 hours prior to the offering start time, we will allow you to attend the next available offering at no charge.

Certificates will be released upon successful completion of the class quiz and course evaluation.

A portion of all proceeds from our offerings goes to help support Starfish Project Foundation and all they do for our community.