Roots and Wings Social Care Ltd

CPD Standards Office Provider Number: 22730

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Category: Charity & Voluntary Work, Coaching Programmes & Solutions, Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Social and Care Work


Our 'Why'

'We are here to empower, resource, energise and ignite people and organisations trying to make a difference in the world and do so from a trauma-informed lens'.

Our accredited training is trauma-informed and designed specifically for those working in the health and social care sector and who are exposed to vicarious/secondary trauma through their work.

Our aim is to provide tailored psychoeducation to those exposed to working with trauma, to upskill, educate, teach and support and dovetail theory, neuroscience and research with front-line practice.

We provide coaching, coaching and training programmes, reflective and creative supervision and consultancy to those working in the health and social care sector.

Our Founder is a Coaching Psychologist with over 20 years experience of working in the health and social care sector.

Accredited Activities:

  • Trauma Informed Practice – How to Be Trauma Informed When Working With Children
  • Trauma Informed Leadership

Who Should Attend:

This course is for anyone working directly and closely with children who have experienced trauma. This can include:

  • Residential childcare workers Foster carers
  • Educators
  • Secure care staff
  • Youth justice staff
  • Counsellors / Psychotherapists

By signing up to this 2-day course, you are committing to learning about and understanding what trauma is and how it plays out in our day-to-day lives, both within ourselves and in our world.

By the end of the course, you will understand trauma and the effects it can have on the body and mind. By applying this understanding and knowledge to your practice, you will have the tools to support children and young people in your care.

This course will help you to understand children’s behaviours from a different perspective which we call ‘the trauma-informed lens’.This course will also help you to understand your own triggers and trauma responses in relation to the work you undertake. It will help you learn practical strategies for staying ‘online’, safe and well in your practice.

Course Syllabus
Our Trauma Informed Practice Course is delivered over 2 days, face to face and consists of the following learning outcomes and course content:

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Understand what Trauma is, by comparing types of trauma and who is impacted by trauma
  • Understand the differences between Trauma and stress and recognize the impact this has on the brain and the body.
  • Understand how our psyche is split and compare the differences between healthy, survival and trauma self.
  • Understand core inner child wounds and how this can make children vulnerable to more trauma
  • Understand the latest neuroscience in relation to the stress response and how to reduce stress in the body.
  • Explore what trauma informed practice is and how to apply this to your day-to-day work
  • Understand the key principles or foundational pillars of trauma-informed practice Understand Adverse childhood experiences and attachment, exploring their impact.
  • Understand the impact of vicarious/secondary trauma and explore the importance of self-care and well-being in your work.

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