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What Every Adoptive & Foster Parent Needs to Know About Trauma & Self-Regulation

Welcome to The Adoption & Foster Care Journey—a podcast to encourage, educate and equip you to care for children in crisis through adoption, foster care and kinship care. We are thrilled to bring you a series of bonus episodes featuring special guest. Dr. Jerrod Brown PhD. In each of these bonus episodes, Dr. Brown will share what every adoptive and foster parent needs to know regarding FASD, trauma, and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). On this week’s bonus episode, the eighth in our series, Dr. Brown and host, Sandra Flach talk about Self-Regulation—also known as impulse control. Listen in as they discuss how trauma and prenatal exposure to alcohol and other substances impact the brain causing impulsivity and other challenges. Find Bonus Episode 8 HERE Please be sure to subscribe to the podcast, leave a review, and share it on your social media. Links mentioned in this episode: Hashtags for this episode: #adoption #adoptionjourney #adoptionstory #adoptivemom #adoptiveparents #fostercare #fosterparents #fostermom #childhoodtrauma #traumacompetentcare #traumainformed #prenataltrauma #fasd #fasdmom #adversechildhoodexperiences #complextrauma #fa