SEEDS Professional Development Program Featured in LAist

The SEEDS Professional Development Program is making its way into LAUSD Early Education Centers and supporting educators working with children who have experienced trauma and other early adversities. Through a partnership between the DMH-UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence, LAUSD Early Childhood Education Division, and LAUSD School Mental Health, the LAUSD Trauma and Resilience Informed Early Enrichment Program is implementing SEEDS Professional Development in five LAUSD Early Education Centers in the 2019-2020 school year. LAist reports in a recent article on the experiences of the early childhood professionals who are learning about the importance of trauma informed care. 

Early childhood professionals practice a deep breathing exercise that involves colorful scarves