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**NEW DATE: Trauma and the impact on the development of the child**

10.07.20 9:30 am
10.07.20 4:30 pm


Children in Wales

*: £95.00 – £135.00

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A One Day Course

Trauma is defined as an experience that is overwhelming and that challenges a child’s safety and security. It always involves some kind of terror and powerlessness and has been described as a bio-psycho-social injury.

Course Aims:

  • Describe the different types of trauma and the impact on the development of children’s brains and bodies
  • Discuss how to recognise the signs and the impact of traumatic stress on children’s behaviour
  • Provide an overview of a variety of approaches that are used with children to facilitate recovery from trauma

Who’s the course aimed at?

The course is ideal for any practitioners working with infants, children, young people or parents/carers in a wide range of children and family settings including Early Years, Looked After Children (LAC) and Educational settings.

About the Trainer:

Jude Hills

Jude has twenty years’ experience in delivery of degree modules, short courses and conference papers at degree and postgraduate level. Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy provides national recognition of a commitment to professionalism in teaching and learning in higher education and demonstrates that practice is aligned with the UKPSF.

Experience as a foster carer, training provider, adoptive parent and post adoption support worker has provided her with insight into some of the challenges faced by carers, parents and children in care.  A member of the Attachment Network Wales, Adoption UK, Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (ACAMH) and a member of British Association of Play therapists (BAPT). Jude is well placed to be conversant with contemporary research and has recently co-edited a book about attachment. As a qualified play therapist (plus level one Theraplay and level one DDP) she has worked with clients from many backgrounds.  Jude has current DBS, professional insurance and ICO registration.

This course is also offered as in-house training, please contact training@childreninwales.org.uk for more information.

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Cancellations can only be accepted in writing. Cancellations received three weeks before the date of the event will be refunded in full, less a £10 administration fee. No refunds can be made after this date, although substitutions can be made. Children in Wales reserves the right to alter event programmes at any time.

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