Understanding Complex Trauma

Course Description

This course equips participants with the knowledge of risk factors of complex trauma and how the brain and body responds to trauma.

Participants will gain the confidence to recognise stress and trauma responses in young people and adults, how behaviour changes as a result and how relationships and belief systems are formed when there is exposure to complex trauma.

This course is designed to teach trauma informed practice, crisis communication and de-escalation strategies which improve communication with clients and employees who may have been exposed to complex trauma.

This Course Is Suitable For

Those working with children, communities, young adults, trainee employees.

After This Course You Will Be Able To

  • Understand the difference between Eustress and Distress
  • Understand stress responses and the effects on brain and body
  • Identify different types of traumas.
  • Understand different attachment styles and how this affects relationships.
  • Understand how trauma affects brain and emotional development.
  • Understand how trauma affects memory
  • Neuroplasticity and changing futures
  • Identify and practice Crisis Prevention and De-escalation Strategies
  • Building trust
  • Providing trauma informed care

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Course Details

Course Duration:

One day

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Delivery Options:

  • Face-to-face
  • Online

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