Webinar: Toxic Stress & the Brain: Trauma Informed Care for Infants & Toddlers


Exposure to poverty and other stressors can impact an infant's or toddler's ability to learn and function socially.  Early care providers working with infants and toddlers are invited to participate in this free, one hour webinar.  We will discuss the effects of toxic stress and how parents and caregivers can use this information to create a "Safe Brain" environment to activate learning and relationship-building skills in their children. 

Registration deadline is February 27, 2017.  Register early!  We encourage programs to include multiple program staff on the webinar.  You may access the webinar on any electronic device with speaker capability, or you may listen only over the phone.

There is no cost for this training. Register online now!

After you have registered, access instructions will be emailed to you.  Handouts including an evaluation will be available to download on February 20, 2017 at: Visit our website

Following the webinar, participants who complete and return the evaluation by March 17, 2017 will receive a certificate of participation noting training hours.

Evaluation Form
Please contact Debbie at debbiec@cdr.org or (757) 378-3168 if you have any questions about the webinar.


Cortney Davenport, Infant & Toddler Specialist, Valley Region

Katie Thompson. Infant & Toddler Specialist, Piedmont Roanoke Region

Becky Tickle, Infant & Toddler Specialist, Piedmont Southside Region

Guest Speaker: Dr. Kristen Jamison, M.T., Ph.D., Applied Developmental Scientist, The Loop Center for Social and Emotional Development 

The Virginia Infant & Toddler Specialist Network is a program of Child Development Resources and is supported by the Virginia Department of Social Services Grant #93.575, with funds made available to Virginia from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


3/2/2017 1:00 PM - 3/2/2017 2:00 PM




Early Childhood Early Intervention Infants & Toddlers