COURSE SCHEDULE:  The course schedule is planned as follows:


MODULE 1:  JULY 8 – 21  Discussion forum post by July 14 (reply to other small group members by July 21).

MODULE 2:  JULY 22 – AUGUST 4  Discussion forum post by July 28 (reply to other small group members by August 4).

     Reflection Assignment  due Wed., July 31

ONLINE MEETING: July 23 7:30pm to 8:30 PM EST


  • Each module includes discussion forum plus readings and video content.
  • Meeting will be recorded for those unable to attend.


Upon completion of this course, the learner will:

  • describe the impact of adverse childhood experiences, trauma and toxic stress on the health and development in children and across the lifecourse.
  • identify the role physical therapists and other healthcare providers have in addressing childhood trauma in early intervention, schools, clinics, and our communities.
  • apply principles of trauma -informed care to their own pediatric PT practice.