Learn how to help little ones with struggle and stress

Neuroscientific research shows chronic stress is harmful to vulnerable brains. Learn to prevent and heal toxic stressors

Award-Winning Educator

Writer & Educator

Dr. Jennifer Fraser

Jennifer is Founder of The Bullied Brain https://www.bulliedbrain.com/. She is an award-winning teacher and best-selling author. After earning a PhD in Comparative Literature, she taught for twenty years at University of Toronto, Humber College, and several independent university prep schools. Her latest book The Bullied Brain: Heal Your Scars and Restore Your Health (Prometheus Books / Rowman & Littlefield) hit the shelves April 2022 - https://www.bulliedbrain.com/buy-the-bullied-brain. Jennifer lives on the west coast of Canada with her family. Her goal is to design a world with the brain in mind.

Writer & Educator

Dr. Jennifer Fraser

Jennifer is Founder of The Bullied Brain https://www.bulliedbrain.com/. She is an award-winning teacher and best-selling author. After earning a PhD in Comparative Literature, she taught for twenty years at University of Toronto, Humber College, and several independent university prep schools. Her latest book The Bullied Brain: Heal Your Scars and Restore Your Health (Prometheus Books / Rowman & Littlefield) hit the shelves April 2022 - https://www.bulliedbrain.com/buy-the-bullied-brain. Jennifer lives on the west coast of Canada with her family. Her goal is to design a world with the brain in mind.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Continuing Education Credit in Florida

    • Continuing Education Credit

    • Quiz Questions

  • 2

    ONE Neuroscience of Struggle & Stress in Early Childhood

    • 1.1 Introduction: Impact of Stress on the Brain

    • 1.1 Introduction Video

    • 1.2 Overview

    • 1.2 Overview Video

  • 3

    TWO The Neuroscience of Attachment

    • 2.1 Neuroscience of Attachment

    • 2.1 Neuroscience of Attachment Video

    • 2.2 Benefits of Secure Attachment

    • 2.2 Benefits of Secure Attachment Video

  • 4

    THREE Impact of Adversity & Hostility on the Brain

    • 3.1 Emotional Development & Adversity

    • 3.1 Emotional Development & Adversity Video

    • 3.2 Impact of Hostility on the Brain

    • 3.2 Impact of Hostility on the Brain Video

  • 5

    FOUR Neuroscience of Stress

    • 4.1 Positive Stress & the Brain

    • 4.1 Positive Stress & the Brain

    • 4.2 Chronic Stress & the Brain

    • 4.2 Chronic Stress & the Brain

  • 6

    FIVE Managing Stress

    • 5.1 What Causes Trauma or Stress to Become Toxic

    • 5.1 What Causes Trauma or Stress to Become Toxic Video

    • 5.2 Shifting from Chronic to Tolerable Stress

    • 5.2 Shifting from Chronic to Tolerable Stress Video

  • 7

    SIX Chronic Stress

    • 6.1 When to Worry about Chronic Stress

    • 6.1 When to Worry about Chronic Stress Video

    • 6.2 When Chronic Stress is Caused by Well-Meaning Adults

    • 6.2 When Chronic Stress is Caused by Well-Meaning Adults Video

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    SEVEN When Children are Withdrawn or Stressed

    • 7.1 In the Brain of a Withdrawn Child

    • 7.1 In the Brain of a Withdrawn Child Video

    • 7.2 Ways to Approach Stressed or Withdrawn Children

    • 7.2 Ways to Approach Stressed or Withdrawn Children Video

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    EIGHT Practical Strategies when Working with Children

    • 8.1 Strategies to De-Stress Children

    • 8.1 Strategies to De-Stress Children Video

    • 8.2 Ways to Apply "Serve and Return" with Children to Reduce Stress

    • 8.2 Ways to Apply "Serve and Return" with Children to Reduce Stress Video