This short course builds on the one day ‘Children’s Mental Health Matters’ course to give those working with children and their families a better understanding of Trauma so that they can identify and secure appropriate support early.
By the end of this course, you will:
- Identify their prevalence of Trauma in children and the impact on their lives including the impact on brain development.
- Describe different types of trauma.
- Explain the impact of Trauma on behaviour and signs and symptoms that professionals might look for.
- Practical responses for professionals working with children and young people who are suffering or have suffered trauma.
- Identify support and treatment for the child and make appropriate referrals.
Please note that you must have attended the 1 day 'Children's Mental Health Matters' course before attending this course. This course is not bookable via the SLA website. If you would like to book on this course please visit our website and complete the online application form: www.reading.gov.uk/trainingform. For our Charges and Cancellation policy please visit our website: www.reading.gov.uk/trainingchargingandcancellationpolicy. Occasionally, due to unforeseen circumstances, the times and dates advertised for a course may change. In these circumstances we will attempt to give delegates as much notice as possible. Please ensure you provide valid contact details when applying for this course. Course materials will be sent to you before the session via the email address provided on your application form. It is essential that you bring printed copies of the resources with you as you will need to use them on the day.
All staff working with children, young people and their families.