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Foundation for Trauma-Informed Care and Practice



This one-day interactive training builds awareness to the possibility that clients, staff members and/or practitioners may have experiences of trauma, from childhood or more recently. It highlights how the trauma may be affecting their health, wellbeing, daily interactions and functioning.

This training encourages attendees to reformulate their daily work practice and to ask 'What happened to you?' using a ‘work with’ rather than ‘do to’ model with clients. It fosters collaborative practice, client and staff safety, a strengths-based approach and a trauma-informed lens which views symptoms as adaptive coping strategies.

Participants will return to their workplace with insights and tools which foster hope, recovery, enhance client and staff wellbeing and minimise the risks of re-traumatisation.

Material presented in the training will draw on research including from Blue Knot Foundation's Practice guidelines for treatment of complex trauma and trauma informed care and service delivery and other relevant research.

Locations and dates in 2017:

The workshop is delivered by the Blue Knot Foundation.

For registration details follow the links below.


Blue Knot Foundation
PO Box 597
Milsons Point NSW 1565
Ph: (02) 8920 3611


Last updated: 12 July 2017
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