Training Outcomes:

  1. Learn to describe what a big life change/big life transitions for young children is
  2. Explain the impact of big life changes/transitions for young children
  3. List the Top T.I.P.S (Trauma Informed Practices Strategies) to support young children with big life transition

A 1-hour professional development certficate will be provided upon completion.


Julie Kurtz, CEO and Founder

I am an author, national speaker and expert consulting and training on trauma and resilience. I promote the concept of optimal brain integration to maximize the human growth potential. I am the Founder and CEO for the Center for Optimal Brain Integration.

I co-authored the following books:

·     Trauma-Informed Practices for Early Childhood Educators: Relationship-Based Approaches that Support Healing and Build Resilience in Young Children

·     Culturally Responsive Self-Care Practices for Early Childhood Educators

·     Trauma Informed Practices for Early Childhood Educators: Creating and Sustaining Healing and Engaged Organizations (2021)

·     Trauma Informed Practices for Early Childhood Educators: Family Engagement with a Strength-Based and Trauma Informed Lens (2022)


As the creator of the phone/tablet Application (APP) Trigger Stop: Sensory and Emotional Check-in, I designed this APP specifically for children ages 3-8 years to promote sensory and emotional literacy and to support self-regulation.


In 2011, I was honored to receive an award as the 100 Influential Woman of Silicon Valley, CA by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal.


This course is closed for enrollment.