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Brain States Safety and Connection

This session will focus on how children's brains develop and react to stress. Information will be presented on how children's brains develop and how brain states impact behavior. Explanation of what a "felt sense of safety" is, why it is important, and how to create a sense of safety for children. The value of the connection between children and trusted adults, and how this connection can and should be nurtured by caregivers. Specific classroom structures and strategies will be shared.