Thu, 29 Feb|
Trauma informed practice
Improve your understanding and response to the impact of trauma on people’s lives, learn tools to develop better working relationships and gain confidence in your abilities to support those that have experienced trauma.
Time & Location
29 Feb 2024, 09:30 – 12:30
About the Event
This training is open to social workers across Adult and Children's Services within the West Midlands Social Work Teaching Partnership. Please see below our Partner organisations.
The aim of this training is to improve practitioner’s understanding and response to the impact of trauma, for practitioners to develop better working relationships with people who have experienced trauma and for the people we work with to feel better supported by practitioners.
This course will cover the following topics:
- Understanding the impact of trauma on an individual both physically and psychologically.
- The cyclic nature of trauma.
- The impact on future relationships.
- Key skills in undertaking assessments of people who have experienced trauma.
- Opportunity to listen to the voices of people with lived experience of trauma to enhance learning and understanding.
- Developing support strategies and improving the emotional wellbeing of practitioners working with trauma.
About the trainers:
Donna Chapman is an operational manager for Learning & Development across peoples services for Shropshire. Donna has worked with children, families and those who care for them for over 20 years, many of whom have experienced trauma, including trauma through abuse, neglect and exploitation.
Lewis Dunhill- Pool is a Learning and Development Officer for Shropshire Council Children’s Services Lewis recognises the importance of trauma informed care. He has worked across health and social care, working with both children, young people and adults in community and inpatient mental health settings.
Deadline to register your interest for this course will be:
Tuesday 9th January 2024
Thursday 15th February 2024
Please note, your space will not be confirmed until after this deadline date, when a member of the Programme Team will be in touch to confirm the status of your booking, i.e. if you have secured a space or if you will be placed on the waiting list.
Birmingham Children's Trust
Birmingham City Council
Birmingham City University
Cheshire East Council
City of Stoke-on-Trent Council
City of Wolverhampton Council
Coventry City Council
Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Heart of Worcestershire College
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust [MPFT]
Sandwell Children's Trust
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council
Staffordshire County Counil
Telford & Wrekin Council
University of Birmingham
University of Warwick
University of Wolverhampton
University of Worcester
Warwickshire County Council
Worcestershire County Council