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Trauma Informed Care In Early Childhood Programs (Hutchinson)

September 20, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm


Keynote speaker Dr. Anne Gearity will discuss the support needed in trauma informed care with children. In addition, Dr. Gearity will lead a dynamic conversation with a panel of regional professionals addressing trauma informed care in early child care. Panelists will share best practices from their own programs, and the importance of cultural responsiveness when assisting children and families working through trauma.

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.    Registration and Networking

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.    Program

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Program Highlights

Opening remarks: Diana Anderson, Southwest Initiative Foundation
Keynote Presentation:  Dr. Anne Gearity

Panel Discussion
Moderator: Dr. Anne Gearity
Anne Broderius, Hutchinson Public Schools
Jessica Bouta, Hutchinson Public Schools
Vanessa Goodthunder, Lower Sioux Early Head Start and Preschool
Eliza Tobon, Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc.

Closing remarks: Jodi Maertens, Southwest Initiative Foundation

Southwest Initiative Foundation is hosting this event in partnership with the Start Early Funders Coalition.


Hutchinson Event Center
1005 Hwy 15 South
Hutchinson, MN 55350 United States
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