Trauma Informed Practice – DFFH East
Thursday April 20, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
This workshop introduces skills and knowledge required to identify and recognise clients who have experienced trauma, identifying both the client’s needs and their parents/carers needs. Understanding of the importance of preventing traumatisation and re-traumatisation of clients, exploring how to respond to behaviours and distress related to trauma and working with clients to identify and recognise their coping strategies and resources.
Supporting clients can be taxing both physically and mentally. Participants will gain an insight into the importance of self-care and the importance of being mindful of this as a necessary step in preventing ‘burnout’.
- Understanding and better understanding of what trauma informed practice
- Develop skills in identifying signs of trauma.
- Develop knowledge and recognise how to respond to behaviours of concern and distress.
- Spot the early signs of vicarious traumatisation and the importance of self-care.