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Short course

Developing Trauma Informed Practice

Online workshop targeted at organisations and professionals working within the mental health or care sector who would like to increase knowledge of traumatic stress and application of trauma informed care into their practice.

This workshop is aimed at anyone working with people who may have been through traumatic experiences. The aim of the workshop is to increase delegates' knowledge and understanding of the impact of trauma and to explore ways to adopt a trauma informed approach to their practice.

York campus or online

  • Duration – 2x 2 hour webinars
  • Start date – Contact us for further information using the form below.
  • Facilitator - Dr Jennie Ormerod

Course Fees

    £95 For self-funded individuals

Course information

Who should attend?

  • Any health care staff, emergency responders, Social Care Staff, mental health professionals, third sector organisations.
  • Newly qualified
  • Mid career professional
  • New manager
  • Experienced practitioner
  • Experienced manager

*Would suit all except those who are already experienced in this specific area.

What difference will the course make to...

Attendees: Enhance their understanding of trauma informed practice

Their work: Understand how to safely manage trauma disclosure and increase knowledge of the impact of trauma.

Their employer/service: Enhance delivery of service by adopting a trauma informed approach

What will attendees learn?

In part one Delegates will learn about trauma both in terms of its impact and what makes events traumatic. They will learn about attachment and how this affects the way people relate to others.

In part two Delegates will learn about the principles of trauma informed practice, and consider how to apply these within their own setting. This will include consideration of developing a safe environment, reframing behaviours in the context of trauma, skills regulation and considering attachment within teams. Vicarious trauma will also be discussed.

Course leader biographies

Dr Jennie Ormerod is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist. Jennie works part time in the NHS as a staff support Psychologist within Leeds Hospitals and part time in private practice providing therapy, clinical supervision and teaching.

She has over 20 years' experience of working with complex trauma and previously worked as Clinical Lead of a Specialist trauma service for 10 years.

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