Working with Children and Families affected by torture
- Venue: TBC
- Region: Newcastle, TYNE and WEAR, North East
- Start Date: 01 January 2018
- End Date: 30 April 2018
- Cost: £550 (with £450 early bird discount if you book by 21 October 2017) – register your interest and we will notify you when the dates and venue are agreed.
The Working with Children and Families is a six day course. It is also one of the modules on our larger programme on Risk, Resilience and Rights. On this course you will study the inter-relationship between the rights and needs of families (including their children) who have been impacted by torture.
To explore good practice and develop the skills, knowledge and confidence needed to work ethically and effectively with children and families.
Overall learning objectives:
- Identify ways torture and organised violence, flight, and life in the UK can impact children and families.
- Recognise how the legal and human rights context is relevant to our work with children and families
- Recognise ways in which trauma and loss can impact and the individuals within a family and the family as a whole
- Identify the range of risks associated with trauma for families
- Identify good practice assessing the needs and risks of families
- Demonstrate therapeutic tools and skills in working with symptoms of trauma
- Recognise the risk of vicarious traumatisation, especially as it relates to working with families and identify skills and approaches to support self and team well-being
Dates: This 6-day module will be run over three months between late January and April 2018 (exact dates to be confirmed)
Location: Newcastle (venue to be confirmed)
To learn more about the course or request an application, please email [email protected]