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As part of the Mental Health/Disabilities Learning Community, we are providing you the opportunity to meet three times annually for peer-to-peer professional development and networking as well as to share resources. The intended audience is Mental Health/Disabilities team members and specialists.

"Rethinking Strategies for Working with Traumatized Children"
Children who are constantly exposed to traumatic events are left feeling powerless and in an ongoing state of danger - prompting the fight or flight response. How is learning possible? How are attachments with Head Start staff possible? In this special Mental Health / Disabilities Learning Community, two speakers unravel the complexities of trauma in young children and how mental health experts can help Head Start staff work more effectively with them and their families.