There's really no way your dog is going to be desensitized to children by sending it away to a trainer for a few weeks (or even a couple of months). On top of that, even if the trainer knew what they were doing, they probably kept the dog under threshold and thus were able to slowly work on getting them ok with kids at a distance, maybe even slowly working on getting closer... however, your situation is much different. Your dog is being pushed way past what it can handle... as having kids IN the house jumping around and making a ton of noise (as kids typically do) is really disconcerting to your dog. The best thing you can do is find a trainer that will work with you in the home as well as teach you the different (I'd highly recommend finding a positive reinforcement trainer for this kind of work) techniques for working with your dog outside of the home. This kind of socialization/desensitization is a long term training effort. In the meantime, please be vigilant not to set your dog up for failure. If there are kids in the house, take the dog on a walk, remove them to a different room, etc etc... but do not allow them to be near one another. It's stressful for the dog, and potentially dangerous for the children!
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