Understanding and Working with Children and Adolescents with Trauma Influenced Attachment

$109 Subsidised* | $119 Early Bird* | $129 Non Subsidised


Workshop Type: Introductory | Workshop Level: Five |  Catering: Light refreshments provided

This workshop provides an introduction to Attachment Theory with up to date knowledge and research in relation to trauma with children and adolescents. Participants will learn about the importance of Attachment and how this links to client work. Participants will learn to identify Attachment patterns in children and develop a framework for working with Attachment needs in every day practice. The need for reflective practice is emphasized and linked with Attachment Theory principles. The workshop furthermore aims to provide “take away” skills, ideas and resources.

• Learn Attachment Theory including the importance of Attachment figures, internal working model and neurobiology.
• Experiences of mental health professionals with a focus of integration of theory and practice.
• Understand and identify Attachment styles and learn how this links with trauma.
• Understand social and emotional interactions and the role of the mental health professional.
• Develop skills and resources.

Learning Intentions
Participants will be provided the opportunity to:
• Develop a basic understanding of Attachment and the implications for mental health and wellbeing.
• Learn to identify different Attachment styles and apply principles of Attachment in practice.
• Understand the importance of reflective practice linked with Attachment and trauma work principles.
• Gain skills and resources for working with children and Attachment difficulties and trauma experiences.

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).

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