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Toxic Stress and Its Impact on Children

August 8, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

With Healthy Behavior Specialist Melissa Maybin

Stress is a fact of life, no matter your age. Some stress is good for us – it keeps us attentive, sharp, productive, and learning. But Toxic Stress affects brain development and learning in young children, and can have long-lasting effects. This session will help participants define stress responses and understand the difference between “tolerable” and “toxic” stress. We’ll look at the long term effects of Toxic Stress and investigate practices for mitigating those effects and promoting resilience in young children.

Training Date: Tuesday, August 8, 2023

Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Cost: $10.00

CHCs– 2 Contact Hours

Trainer: Melissa Maybin, Healthy Behaviors Specialist

Location: Zoom

Training Guidelines:

1. Arrival to meeting: Please connectup to 5 minutes early to make sure your technology is working.

2. Participation: We believe you get more out of the training if you participate actively. We expect all participants to have their camera’s on, ask their questions and share relevant experiences. Participants are required to join in a stationary location, not while driving a car! We want you to be safe and able to focus on the content of the training.

3. Confidentiality: Agree to protect and respect confidentiality of children’s and teacher’s names.

*Directors* – You can attend ANY training for free if one or more of your staff attends the same training. Contact us at training@buncombepfc.org or 828.407.2059 for more information!

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