Brain Dev 101: Understanding the Impact of Trauma on Brain Development (APS)
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 Brain Dev 101: Understanding the Impact of Trauma on Brain Development (APS)

Brain Dev 101: Understanding the Impact of Trauma on Brain Development (AP...

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Instructional Student Center, Room 157

433 Peeples Street

Atlanta, Georgia 30310

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This course will provide participants with foundational knowledge about how adversity and trauma can impact brain development.

Participants will also be introduced to brain architecture and early brain development in children.

Topics and Learning Objectives

How the Brain Develops

• Identify the brain architecture and functions of different brain

regions

• Describe the general processes of brain development in young

children and adolescents

• Discuss how both genetics and environment play a role in brain

development

The Brain’s Response to Stress

• Identify the three classifications of stress and the relationship of

each to healthy brain development

• Describe the connection between child maltreatment, toxic

stress, and the impact on brain development

• Describe common negative effects of toxic stress and child

maltreatment on children’s brains

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Instructional Student Center, Room 157

433 Peeples Street

Atlanta, Georgia 30310

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