2021 Symposium

2021 Resiliency and Trauma-Informed Care Symposium

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The Resiliency & Trauma-Informed Care Virtual Symposium was held on May 12, 2021. This virtual event features keynote speakers Dr. Dana Winters, Director of the Fred Rogers Center and Dr. Junlei  Li, from the Harvard Graduate School of Education on “The Power of Simple Interactions: Understanding and Promoting Everyday Human Interactions”.


Learning Objectives:

  • Gain a deeper understanding of the role of interactions in human development;
  • Identify ways that human interactions can be encouraged and grown across all levels of a system;
  • Apply the conceptual foundation of developmental relationships to the everyday practice of supporting the learning and growing of children, families, and colleagues.


Viewing of the virtual symposium has ended. We hope to see you next year for the 2022 symposium!

Special thanks to event sponsor: Linn County Board of Supervisors.