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A Trauma informed Intervention Using Mindfulness to Improve Early Childhood Classroom Environments.

Abstract Research has shown adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) have a lifelong negative impact on a person’s physical, mental, and social well-being. ACEs refer to experiences related to abuse, household challenges, or neglect that occur before the age of 18. Some of the effects of ACEs include anxiety, depression, increased stress, increase in high-risk behaviors, and early death. Mindfulness practices have been shown to be an effective tool in reducing some of these symptoms. In looking for ways to prevent or mitigate the effects of ACEs, it is important to provide tools and resources to the adults taking care of children including; parents, guardians, and teachers. The purpose of this evidence based project (EBP) was to evaluate mindfulness and... (more)
Created Date 2019-05-01
Contributor Ryan, Heather (Author) / Guthery, Ann (Mentor) / Kelly, Lesly (Scientific advisor)
Subject Classroom Environments / Mindfulness / Children / Adverse Childhood Experiences
Type Text
Extent 64 pages
Language English
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Collaborating Institutions College of Nursing and Health Innovation
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