The effects of Trauma on Children and how Mindfulness can help

Learning Objectives

1) Clinicians will understand the types of trauma that impact children.

2) Clinicians will understand how trauma impacts children mentally, emotionally, physically, and behaviorally.

3) Clinicians will learn how mindfulness-based interventions can assist children in recovering from trauma symptoms.


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Siripornpanich, V., Sampoon, K., Chaithirayanon, S., Kotchabhakdi, N., & Chutabhakdikul, N. (2018). Enhancing Brain Maturation Through a Mindfulness-Based Education in Elementary School Children: a Quantitative EEG Study. Mindfulness, 9(6), 1877–1884.

Steele, W. (2011). Trauma-Informed Practices With Children and Adolescents (1st ed.). Routledge.

Treleaven, D. A., & Britton, W. (2018). Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness: Practices for Safe and Transformative Healing (1st ed.). W. W. Norton & Company.


Learn more about Joshua Nave LLMSW


University of New England Alumni, Psychotherapist at Health for Life Counseling Grand Rapids and The Trauma-Informed Counseling Center of Grand Rapids, EMDR level II trained.

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