Our Acquired Brain Injury course enables attendees to outline the function and anatomy of the brain as well as what a brain injury can cause.
Trauma-Informed Care & Attachment Training
Our Understanding Self Harm course enables attendees to identify signs, recognise the difference between direct and indirect self-harm and what the different types of self-harm are.
Our Therapeutic Parenting course enables attendees to recognise the impact of traumatic stress on child development and to understand what children need to recover from trauma.
This course explores the causes, symptoms, treatments and impact that PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) can have on people and individuals.
This course explores the causes, symptoms, treatments and impact that PTSD can have on children.
Our Attachment and Developmental Trauma course enables attendees to gain knowledge of the different attachment styles used as well as what the difference is between secure and insecure attachment.
Trauma-Informed Care & Attachment Training: Building Resilience and Healing Through Relationship
Trauma and attachment are two interconnected aspects of human experience that significantly impact our emotional, psychological, and relational well-being. Trauma refers to the lasting psychological and emotional effects of a distressing event or series of events that overwhelm an individual’s ability to cope. Attachment, on the other hand, refers to the emotional bond and connection that develops between individuals, particularly in early childhood, and influences their relationships throughout life.
Trauma and attachment training focuses on understanding the effects of trauma and attachment on individuals, families, and communities. This training equips mental health professionals, caregivers, educators, and other helping professionals with the knowledge, skills, and tools to effectively address trauma and attachment-related challenges and promote healing and resilience.
Courses cover various topics, including the neurobiology of trauma and attachment, the impact of trauma on brain development and functioning, attachment styles and their effects on relationships, trauma-informed care, and evidence-based interventions for trauma and attachment-related issues. The training also emphasises the importance of cultural sensitivity, empathy, and compassion in working with individuals who have experienced trauma and attachment disruptions.
One key focus of trauma and attachment training is understanding the role of relationships in healing and resilience. Research has shown that healthy, supportive relationships can serve as a protective factor in mitigating the negative effects of trauma and attachment disruptions. Trauma and attachment training often emphasizes the importance of creating a safe and nurturing therapeutic environment where individuals can build trust, develop secure attachments, and process their traumatic experiences in a supportive and compassionate manner.
Another important aspect of trauma and attachment training is developing trauma-informed care practices. This includes understanding the prevalence of trauma, recognising the signs and symptoms of trauma, and integrating trauma knowledge into policies, procedures, and interventions. Trauma-informed care emphasises a strengths-based approach that focuses on individuals’ resilience and coping skills, rather than on their deficits and weaknesses.
The training also typically includes evidence-based interventions for trauma and attachment-related issues. These interventions may include trauma-focused therapies such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Additionally, attachment-focused interventions such as Therapeutic Parenting may also be covered, which is designed to repair and enhance attachment relationships.
Furthermore, trauma and attachment training often highlights the importance of self-care for caregivers and professionals working with trauma survivors. This includes developing strategies for managing vicarious trauma, setting healthy boundaries, and practising self-compassion to prevent burnout and ensure sustained effectiveness in helping others.
In summary, trauma and attachment training is a comprehensive program that equips professionals with the knowledge, skills, and tools to effectively understand and address trauma and attachment-related challenges. It emphasises the role of relationships, trauma-informed care, evidence-based interventions, and self-care in promoting healing, resilience, and healthy attachments. Through trauma and attachment training, professionals can better understand the impact of trauma and attachment on individuals and communities and provide trauma-informed and attachment-focused care that promotes growth, healing, and well-being.