Trauma Informed Practice for Frontline Practitioners

Advocacy, Mental Health

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Trauma informed care is increasingly being recognised as the best way to respond to survivors, but what does this look like in practice? This full day training will look closely at how trauma impacts the body and the brain, and how you can recognise when someone is affected by this. You will learn practical strategies for sensitively responding to and engaging clients, as well as tools to effectively advocate for clients, communicate their risks and needs and improve multi-agency responses.

What you will learn

  • Definitions and dynamics of trauma
  • Impacts of trauma on the body and brain
  • Practical tools for trauma informed practice
  • Communicating effectively the risks and needs of service users
  • Challenging difficult and unhelpful responses from other professionals
  • Encouraging professionals to use trauma informed practice