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Testimonials

“A fantastic training that has assisted me in my role as a Family Support Worker! I've been able to use information and look at challenging clients in a new perspective”

Anonymous, Arncliffe

“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

“I just wanted to again express my thanks for running the course for our volunteers. Those who attended the training yesterday, all said that the trainer was exceptional and the training was really relevant and would be helpful to them on the phones with their callers.”

Fiona Berry

“Thanks for the plain language, non clinical and explaining all in a human normalising way .”

Anonymous, Perth

“This training raised my awareness of the effects of trauma in a variety of situations and how you need to be very mindful of how you react and appreciate each individual situation. ”

Jennifer Wallington, Kariong

Introduction to Trauma-Informed Care and Practice

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This half-day professional development training provides an introduction to trauma-informed care and practice for frontline and administrative staff, and an orientation or refresher for anyone in the workplace. Many people presenting to diverse services have experiences of past and/or present trauma, which even when not recognised, affect their health, wellbeing, interactions and daily functioning.

By attending this training participants will acquire a basic understanding of trauma, its dynamics and the importance of trauma-informed approaches for minimising re-traumatisation and supporting recovery. The training presents the trauma-informed principles needed for a strengths-based approach. Participants will take home information and basic strategies to support the safe, trustworthy, and collaborative interactions which enhance client and staff wellbeing.

By participating in this professional development training, attendees will:

  • Acquire knowledge of the types, prevalence and impacts of trauma, including complex trauma
  • Utilise knowledge of the stress response and survivor coping strategies to better understand challenging behaviours, emotions and levels of arousal
  • Acquire the principles of trauma-informed practice which support recovery and minimise re-traumatisation

 

This training will draw on research from Blue Knot Foundation’s internationally and nationally and acclaimed Practice Guidelines for Treatment of Complex Trauma and Trauma Informed Care and Service Delivery www.blueknot.org.au/guidelines and other relevant research. 

Who should attend?

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

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The information and resources on this site are provided for general education and as information and/or a guide only. They do not replace, and should not be used as a substitute for, counselling, therapy or other services, and should at no time be regarded or treated as professional advice of any kind. Personal needs and circumstances should always be carefully and thoroughly considered to determine the optimal approach in each individual case.