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Trauma Informed Practice - Advancing Your Practice with Clients Experiencing Multiple Disadvantages

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Target Audience
Early Years and Early Help / Multi-agency / Social Workers
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Course Types
Virtual learning
Course categories
Social Care / Early Help & 0-19 Hubs / Multi-agency / Clinical (BICS)
Course description

This online course will look in-depth at trauma, how people respond to trauma, and the impacts of trauma on the brain. It will explore the Trauma-Informed Practice model developed by Harris and Fallot, through the lens of clients who experience multiple disadvantages and address ways in which clients can be supported practically.

Discussions and case studies will be utilized and learners will be able to reflect on their own practice and explore ways in which they can advance their trauma-informed support to survivors.

This course is for any frontline workers and managers who have completed the course Enhancing Your Trauma-Informed Approach for Clients Experiencing Multiple Disadvantages and would like to advance their practice with women who experience violence, abuse, and multiple disadvantages.

Training objectives

By the end of the day, learners will:

  • Understand trauma, how people respond to trauma and the impacts of trauma on the brain.

  • Practically understand and explore Trauma-Informed Practice.

  • Explore a range of techniques used to manage common mental health problems experienced by victims/survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

  • Explore intersectionality and unconscious bias

  • Reflect on current practice and create a personal action plan.

  • Take away practical, adaptable tools that will help to work in a trauma-informed way.

Learning outcomes

This course will be delivered online and involves self-guided learning and an interactive training session. A week before the session, you will receive the materials for you to work through in your own time and should take no longer than an hour to complete. The training session is tutor-led and will last for 3 hours, including a 20-minute break. In the virtual classroom, you will explore some of the topics from self-guided learning in more depth and cover new topics. The training session will involve tutor presentation, question and answer opportunities, and group work activities.

Additional Information
Start Date
Thursday 13 May 2021
End Date
Thursday 13 May 2021
Closing Date
Wednesday 12 May 2021
10:00 - 13:00
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