Trauma Informed Approaches

This two-day training is suitable for anyone who provides support to adults, children, young people or whole families that have experienced trauma.

Learners will explore the types of trauma that families face that include, Type 1 and 2 trauma, complex trauma and vicarious or secondary trauma. Learners will explore how trauma present in adults and children and learn how to respond positively to support recovery and avoid re-traumatisation. The training will also explore adverse childhood experiences in childhood and adolescence that are associated with difficulties throughout childhood and into adult life across a range of domains of mental and physical health and wellbeing.

 Learners will leave the training with anincreased understanding of the ways in which present behaviours and difficulties can be understood in the context of past trauma as well as having a common set of values, knowledge and language across services (TIA’s – trauma informed approaches) as well as having the knowledge and skills in terms of self-care. 

Learning Outcomes 

  1. Understand the different types of trauma and the research behind ACES
  2. Understand how trauma presents in adults and children
  3. Understand how to respond positively to support recovery and avoid re-traumatisation
  4. Understand the relationship between trauma, attachment and development 
  5. Understand the barriers to supporting recovery
  6. Understand the different types of secondary trauma and self-care practices

*Assessment Criteria is available on request*