Trauma Informed Care

Suitable for all mental health clinicians

1 day workshop

Workshop aim:

Trauma has a significant impact both personally and economically on a Societies’ functioning and wellbeing. Having a shared and linked approach to preventing and assisting those who have or are experiencing trauma is globally recognised. This workshop aims to promote across the SA Health workforce a shared perspective of a trauma informed approach which engages and builds connection between relevant and influential systems.

Participants will learn about:

  • Understanding Trauma (the 3 E’s of Trauma)
  • Concepts, language and approaches of a Trauma Informed Approach
  • Neural and brain influences
  • Key assumptions and principles
  • Implementing a Trauma-Informed Approach ( six key principles)
  • Types of Trauma (Individual, community)
  • Engaging around trauma and cross sector collaboration
  • Recovery and healing
  • Organisational uptake, monitoring and review

What other participants have said:

  • Finding positivity and strengths when working with clients who have experienced trauma
  • I loved the metaphors
  • Exposure to an area that is not typically covered
  • Great training
  • Adrian’s skill and knowledge and presentation style
  • Working with empathy and building trust with my clients

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