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Testimonials

"The Practice Guidelines for Treatment of Complex Trauma and Trauma Informed Care and Service Delivery fill the substantial gap in knowledge, understanding, and practice in the field of trauma, and bring hope to millions of trauma survivors."

Prof Warwick Middleton Psychiatrist

"The Guidelines set out the approaches needed to address trauma histories within clinical practice and mental health settings. I am very pleased to endorse the Guidelines and strongly support the implementation of trauma informed care and practice."

Janne McMahon OAM Director and Chair PMHCCN

“I think this is one of the most comprehensive analyses of the subject that I have read; Blue Knot Foundation is to be congratulated on having produced such a marvelous resource.”

A/Prof Carolyn Quadrio School of Psychiatry UNSW

"I have read the practice guidelines which I believe are unparalleled in their scope and detail. I believe they provide a comprehensive template which informs the optimal treatment of these patients. Therefore, I thoroughly endorse them."

Jeremy Butler Psychiatrist

“It was so good to see the robust way in which the Guidelines delineate how the long shadow of child abuse impacts on adult mental health years later.”

Dr Valerie Sinason Clinic for Dissociative Studies, London

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Guidelines Download

These internationally and nationally acclaimed Guidelines have served as the basis for Blue Knot Foundation's professional development training in this same area. Blue Knot Foundation provides training both scheduled and in-house from its extensive suite of packages. To find out more about our training, please visit: blueknot.org.au/training.

 

Thank you for registering to download Blue Knot Foundation's Practice Guidelines for Treatment of Complex Trauma and Trauma Informed Care and Service Delivery ("Guidelines"). By downloading the Guidelines, you agree:

  1. To not send the Guidelines onto other parties. Instead to share with others the download link: blueknot.org.au/guidelines
  2. To abide by Intellectual Property Rights: the content of the Guidelines is owned by Blue Knot Foundation and subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under Australian and foreign laws and international conventions. The Guidelines are provided to you as is for your information and personal use only and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of the respective owners.

If you wish to quote or copy part of the Guidelines, you must acknowledge Blue Knot Foundation using the following citation:

Kezelman C.A. & Stavropoulos P.A. (2012) Practice Guidelines for Treatment of Complex Trauma and Trauma Informed Care and Service Delivery. Blue Knot Foundation.

Where possible and particularly when online, please acknowledge Blue Knot Foundation with a link to www.blueknot.org.au

 

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