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Trauma and Mental Health Training

Learn about the impact of adverse life experiences on children’s wellbeing and use trauma-informed approaches to support their mental health.

Update: Regarding training and Covid-19

In line with Government guidance, we are postponing all our training dates that were planned to be delivered before the 1st May. Over the next few weeks we will be contacting all participants booked on these courses to confirm this position. We will be reviewing our organisational plan regularly in line with Government guidance and will update this page as and when we have more information. We will keep our booking system open for future dates and will continue to review the situation and contact you with course details going forward. Please refer to our terms and conditions for more information.

If you would like to register interest for a course at this stage, please fill out an enquiry form.

What you'll learn

This one-day introductory course will enable you to use trauma-informed approaches to support young people impacted by adverse childhood experiences and trauma.

By the end of the course, you’ll:

  • Understand the impact of trauma and chronic adversity on children and young people
  • Learn ways of developing trauma informed approaches
  • Discover strategies to reduce risk of re-traumatisation
  • Learn resilience based approaches to working with children and young people who have experienced trauma
  • Understand the impact of working with trauma and the support structures we need to effectively support children and young people

Why take the course?

1 in 3 adult mental health conditions relate directly to adverse childhood experiences. We know the adults in young people’s lives are critical in helping them cope when they’re struggling, so it’s vital that they understand how to support young people who have experienced trauma.

You will learn resilience based approaches to help children and young people cope with stress and adversity and feel better equipped to support their mental health and wellbeing.

Our cancellation policy for training courses

What others have said

The training was informative, relaxed, a good pace and easy to follow.

“I have learnt a lot and have many things to take away personally and organisationally.”

“It was very informative. The facilitator was very engaging and very passionate and knowledgeable in her area of expertise.”

“It was very informative. A great mixture of tools used to engage us and help us learn.”

“Very interesting. Different from other trainings which can feel very repetitive and talked at.”

“The trainer was clear, concise and delivered the training expertly. No question or answer was frowned upon.”

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