The Georgia Center
Understanding the Importance of Self-Soothing and Self–Regulation for Children who have Experienced Trauma
Trauma is the unique individual experience of an event or of enduring conditions in which the individual’s ability to integrate his or her emotional experience is overwhelmed. Trauma impact individuals differently learning how to self-sooth and self-regulate are two critical techniques that a child need to help them manage their emotions and behaviors when they are feeling overwhelmed both physically and emotionally. This training will give parents an understanding of how trauma impacts their child’s brain and behavior. Most importantly parent will learn self-regulation and self-soothing techniques to help keep their child safe.