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Workshop Details

Time: 9:00am to 4:30pm
(Registration from 8:45am)
Lunch, morning and afternoon tea will be provided.

Cost

Early Bird Price - $310

Group (3+) - $300

Professional Member** - $290

Standard Price - $330

Student Price - $250

*The early bird price applies to all bookings for workshops made 8 weeks or more ahead of the training date.
**You must be logged in as a Blue Knot Foundation professional member to be eligible for this price. Click here to become a professional member.

Testimonials

“This training was highly recommended to me from people who attended it before. And truly very right. Very relevant to my work, this training was very interesting, resourceful and well organised.”

POVICE KUPWIL Community Care Northern Beaches

“Extremely professional and well organised in the running of their Trauma Informed Care Workshop.”

MEGAN ANDERSON

“It was fantastic very eye opening and it has definitely changed the way I see trauma and it changes my perspective of people.”

BORBALA Lifeline Western Sydney

“Thanks to them I feel much more confident in the foundations of TIC and have new skills I'm eager to implement at work and in my personal life. This is the best training I've ever done!”

DANYELLE KAPLAN Caseworker, FACS

“Thank you! The most engaging and informative training day I have attended. Looking forward to introducing the things I have learnt into both my personal and professional life.”

CARLI Lifeline Macarthur

CPD Information

Professionals may claim CPD hours / credits / points for their participation in Blue Knot Foundation training workshops as a self-directed learning activity.

Blue Knot Foundation helps you meet your reporting obligations by having clearly articulated learning outcomes attached to each workshop and issuing Certificates of Attendance to participants upon completion of the workshop. For more information please refer to your professional association or the AHPRA website.

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Foundation for Trauma-Informed Care and Practice - Level 1

Foundation for trauma-informed care and practice 

This one-day interactive professional development training alerts attendees to the possibility that their clients and/or co-workers may have experiences of childhood and/or other past or current trauma(s), which are affecting their health, wellbeing, daily interactions and functioning.

 This training uses current research to provide a basic understanding of trauma, trauma dynamics and the core principles of trauma-informed practice, a strengths-based approach vital for every person working in health, human and legal services.

 This training enables attendees to reformulate their daily work practice and ask: “What happened to you?” rather than “What is wrong with you?” and to ‘work with’ clients rather than ‘doing to’ them. It fosters client and staff safety and collaborative practice. 

By participating in this professional development training, attendees will:

  • Develop understanding of the types, prevalence, neurobiology and impacts of trauma
  • Use a trauma-informed lens to reframe challenging emotions and behaviours as adaptive responses to trauma
  • Using case studies, apply the principles of trauma-informed practice in your role to develop strategies which enhance safety, minimise re-traumatisation and support recovery of people with complex trauma

Material presented in the training will draw on research including from Blue Knot Foundation's Practice Guidelines for Treatment of Complex Trauma and Trauma Informed Care and Service Delivery and other relevant research. 

You can download the training flyer here.

Should you want us to issue and invoice, please fill out this form and email it to admin@blueknot.org.au.

 

Who should attend?

Anyone in the workplace from diverse sectors including but not limited to health, mental health, AOD, community, legal, justice, domestic and family violence, child protection, emergency, disability, housing, settlement, and/or employment services.

SYDNEY

14 Jun
Adina Town Hall Apartment Hotel
511 Kent Street
Sydney
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MELBOURNE

21 Jun
Adina Apartment Hotel
189 Queen Street
Melbourne
FULLY SOLD OUT

PERTH

28 Jun
Adina Apartment Hotel
33 Mount Bay Road
Perth
FULL. Please email training@blueknot.org.au to be on the waitlist

BALLARAT

28 Jun
Mid City Hotel Ballarat
19 Doveton Street
Ballarat
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MELBOURNE

5 Aug
Adina Apartment Hotel
189 Queen Street
Melbourne
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CANBERRA

17 Sep
Mantra on Northbourne
84 Northbourne Ave
Canberra
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PERTH

18 Oct
Adina Apartment Hotel
33 Mounts Bay Rd.,
Perth
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ADELAIDE

28 Oct
Hotel Richmond
128 Rundle Mall
Adelaide
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TOWNSVILLE

18 Nov
Rydges Southbank Townsville
23 Palmer Street
Townsville
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BRISBANE

27 Nov
IBIS Styles
Elizabeth Street
Brisbane
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PARRAMATTA

2 Dec
Mantra Parramatta
Cnr Parkes Street &, Valentine Ave
Parramatta
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MELBOURNE

13 Dec
Adina Apartment Hotel
189 Queen Street
Melbourne
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Testimonials

“Blue Knot Foundation has a key role to play in the building of community capacity in care provision to those who have experienced childhood abuse and trauma in any environment.”

NIALL MULLIGAN Manager, Lifeline Northern Rivers

“I think Blue Knot Foundation is a fantastic support organisation for people who have experienced childhood trauma/abuse, for their families/close friends and for professionals who would like to learn how to more effectively work with these people.”

Psychologist Melbourne

“It's such a beautiful thing that you are doing. Helping people to get through this.”

ANONYMOUS

“It was only last September when I discovered the Blue Knot Foundation website and I will never forget the feeling of support and empathy that I received when I finally made the first phone call to Blue Knot Helpline, which was also the first time I had ever spoken about my abuse.”

STEVEN

"At last there is some sound education and empathetic support for individuals and partners impacted by such gross boundary violations.”

TAMARA

Contact Us

Phone: 02 8920 3611
Email: admin@blueknot.org.au
PO Box 597 Milsons Point NSW 1565
Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm AEST

Blue Knot Helpline
Phone: 1300 657 380
Email: helpline@blueknot.org.au 
Hours: Mon-Sun, 9am-5pm AEST

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Dr Cathy Kezelman AM
0425 812 197 or ckezelman@blueknot.org.au

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Kari Browne
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