Complex Trauma And Trauma Informed Care For Frontline Staff

Complex Trauma And Trauma Informed Care For Frontline Staff

Instructor: admin 27 Feb, 2023
About The Course

Complex Trauma and Trauma Informed Care for frontline staff

An introductory course that will explore what Complex Trauma and Trauma Informed Care is and provide an opportunity to reflect on how your service can be a safe and empowering environment for staff and the people you support.

Delegates will also be given some practical resources for working in a trauma-informed way and will learn to recognise vicarious/secondary trauma within themselves and how to overcome it. 

Who is this course for?

  • Frontline homelessness workers with basic or limited knowledge of trauma
  • Frontline homelessness workers with little experience in the field
  • Staff from other sectors who have contact with homeless people/people with complex needs
  • Organisations who are not yet, or are in the early stages of working in a

psychologically informed way


What will you learn?

On completion of this course you will:

  • Have had an introduction to Complex Trauma and its effect on attachment and the brain
  • Have had an introduction to Trauma Informed Care and learnt practical tips to help support clients to regulate emotion, manage behavior and risks and create safe and empowering services
  • Have had an opportunity to reflect on your practice in relation to the above
  • Understand what Vicarious trauma is and know how to look after yourself.


Delegates will be provided with a handbook of resources.

Please note due to the sensitive nature of this training course, delegates might feel anxious or upset by some of the course content if it relates to their own experiences. It is essential that they are aware of the course content beforehand, to be emotionally prepared for the day. Please ensure that all delegates read this course outline ahead of the training. They will be able to step out during the session if needed. There is no requirement for delegates to share personal experiences on this course.


One day course

Costs (in-house training)

This course can be booked in-house for a team of up to 16
Members: £799
Associate members: £920
Non members: £1,150

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