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“Extremely well presented. Covered salient points in trauma work. Very credible presenter, obviously knows the subject matter well, is clear, informative, and was careful to ensure participant's expectations were met.”
“It was wonderful training given that all my questions and issues were addressed. It felt like 2 days of supervision.”
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“I found the training very informative and a window to many therapies and skills to focus on in the future. The presenter was excellent and certainly demonstrated a well informed knowledge of various modalities and therapies.”
“The presenter did an excellent job! The information was interesting, profound and very relevant. The information was very clear, stimulating and I will find it very helpful when working with clients.”
“Absolutely fantastic workshops! It was great to discuss, hear and walk away with real practical strategies and techniques to assist my clients in becoming more body aware. Excellent resources given.”
This one-day interactive professional development training provides practitioners with the foundational knowledge and skills needed to work in counselling and/or therapeutic relationships with adult survivors of complex trauma.
This one-day interactive professional development training provides the trauma-informed information and skills needed by personnel working with people and families with experiences of domestic and family violence (DFV), past and current.
As victims of substantial trauma, they often live in fear of, and/or experience ongoing threats or acts of violence, which severely compromise their physical and emotional safety. The trauma/s can profoundly affect their thoughts, beliefs and behaviours. It is important for all people working with victims of DFV to use a trauma-informed lens which asks: “What happened to you?” and to ground their individual and service practice in an understanding of the dynamics of traumatic stress and ‘adaptive’ coping strategies.
This one-day interactive professional development training, informed by current research, provides the information, understanding and skills needed by people working in any health or human service role. It explores the often substantial compounded impacts of diverse traumas on individuals, whole populations and communities, including across generations.
By attending this training, participants will better understand the complexities of intergenerational, collective and historical trauma, particularly in the Australian context with its history of colonisation, marginalisation and cumulative trauma. The training will explore the mechanisms in which trauma is transmitted across and between generations and pathways to healing and resilience.
This training is designed for practitioners who work in a counselling and/or therapeutic relationship with complex trauma clients, and utilise clinical assessment, case formulation and treatment/care planning in their daily practice. This two-day interactive professional development training presents the three-phased approach for working ‘bottom up and top down’ with clients who have complex trauma histories. Informed by current research, it assumes foundational knowledge around complex trauma, trauma-informed practice, attachment theory and affective neuroscience, and builds on it.
This one-day interactive professional development training explores the nature, dynamics and risks of vicarious trauma (VT), contrasts it with burnout and compassion fatigue, and supports you to stay healthy and safe in your work with people impacted by diverse traumas.
This training, informed by current research, provides participants with the knowledge, skills, and tools to better recognise the early signs of VT and intervene accordingly. It equips you with a range of organisational, interpersonal and personal strategies to minimise the risks of VT and its impacts and foster possibilities for post-traumatic growth and vicarious resilience. You will also be supported to develop your own wellness assessment and plan to enhance your professional resilience.
This is a one-day interactive and practical professional development training builds on the principles of trauma-informed care and practice explored in Blue Knot Foundation’s training: Foundation for Trauma-Informed Care and Practice Level 1.
The training will foster insights, develop skills and explore practical strategies needed to work effectively with trauma survivors, and enable support workers, services and organisations to be more trauma-informed.
Like Level 1, this training is appropriate to a wide range of work roles. This Level 2 training focusses on how to apply and implement the five Principles of Trauma Informed Care and Practice in the learner’s workplace, working with their unique barriers and opportunities for change. Learners will conduct a client walk through of their service, and also conduct a trauma informed practice audit.