Designed for all professionals working with parents and families of young children, this practical guide offers comprehensive resources for building trauma-responsive family engagement in your school or program. Throughout this book, you'll find:

  • Evidence-based practices that promote trauma-response family engagement.
  • Exercises and tools for identifying the strengths and learning edges within your program, school, or agency.
  • Vignettes from people and programs striving to create trusting, asset-focused partnerships with families that improve equity and promote culturally responsive practices.
  • Reflective inquiry questions and sample conversations to help you examine your own practices.

With concrete examples and easy-to-implement strategies, this critical book helps readers put theory into practice while providing essential support for individuals and groups both new to and experienced with trauma-responsive practices in early childhood.

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