Mental Health Education and Resource Centre

Trauma Informed Care with Children and Adolescents


Workshop Type: Introductory | Workshop Level: Five |  Catering: Refreshments provided

This workshop will cover current research on trauma, including Complex Trauma, and how this affects development for children and adolescents. Participants will learn about trauma and the relationship to Attachment theory. A framework for working with trauma including the key principles of Trauma Informed Care will be discussed. The workshop also aims to develop practical skills and resources for trauma work and how mental health professionals can support clients. The need for reflective practice and professional self care will also be emphasized in this area of work.

• Trauma research - theory and models
• Complex versus Single Event Trauma
• Risks and Resiliency - impacts on development
• Relational models of working with Trauma
• Trauma Informed Care

Learning Intentions
Participants will be provided the opportunity to:
• Develop understanding of trauma and possible impacts on development.
• Develop skills and knowledge to work with clients with a trauma background.
• Learn to apply Trauma Informed Care principles.
• Reflective Practice and Self Care

Let's Get Real Skills
• Working with Service Users
• Working with Families/Whānau
• Working with Communities
• Professional and Personal Development

*Subsidised Rate: Check if you are eligible here. Apply your discount by completing the ‘Subsidised rate eligibility’ section when registering.

*Early Bird Discount: Register by 16 July 2018 to receive $10.00 off (automatically applied at checkout).

Please note: Distance learning participants may be joining this session via Webinar.

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