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Trauma Informed Care: Providing Support to Children and Adolescents

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. Develop practical skills and resources for trauma work and how mental health professionals can support clients.

Description

Aim

Discover current research on trauma, including Complex Trauma, and how this affects development for children and adolescents. Learn about trauma and the relationship to Attachment Theory. The workshop aims to develop practical skills and resources for trauma work and how mental health professionals can support clients.

This workshop is also available to attend via online workshop - register here.

Overview and Learning Intentions

  • Understand trauma and the possible impacts on development

  • Develop skills and knowledge to work with young people with a trauma background

  • Trauma research – theory and models

  • Complex versus Single Event Trauma 

  • Risks and resiliency

  • Relational models of working with trauma

  • Learn to apply Trauma Informed Care principles

  • Understand the need for reflective practice and professional self-care

Let's Get Real

  • Working with People Experiencing Mental Health and Addiction Needs

  • Working with Whānau

  • Working within Communities

  • Maintaining professional and personal development

Facilitated by Katie Hoek 

MA (Psychology), PgDip (Child and Family Psychology) 

 

Katie is a Child and Family Psychologist with over 8 years experience in working with children, young people, and their families in the areas of mental health, neurodevelopmental disorders, learning needs, and childhood trauma. Katie's particular area of passion and interest focuses around providing trauma informed care for children and young people who have experienced chronic relational and developmental trauma.

 

Workshop Type: Introductory | Workshop Level: Five 
Subsidised Rate: Check if you are eligible here. Tick applicable box when registering to apply discount
Early Bird Discount: $10 discount is available on registrations made up to 8 weeks before the workshop date (automatically applied at checkout)
Catering: Refreshments and provided

Terms and Conditions

  • Cancellations made up to 10 working days before a workshop will incur a $39 service fee.

  • Cancellations (or non-attendance) made 10 working days or less will not be refunded and the full workshop fee will be charged. 

  • No fee applies if you are able to find a replacement participant.

  • MHERC reserves the right to cancel a workshop at any time due to unforeseen circumstances or insufficient registrations.

  • Participants will need to present proof of vaccination via the Covid-19 Vaccine Pass upon entry. 
  • Workshops may be moved to online delivery due to changes in Covid-19 alert levels.

Please read our full Terms and Conditions before registering.

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