The Impact of Trauma on children

This is a highly specialised, immersive course that uses Virtual Reality content to enable a faster, more focused way of learning by experiencing the topic through the eyes of the child.  

VR-enabled

1 Day

Up to 12 on virtual platform

Learning outcomes

By the end of the session participants should be able to:

  • Have developed an understanding of how trauma impacts on the social, emotional and cognitive development of children and adolescents
  • Be aware of effective responses that enables traumatized children and adolescents to achieve better emotional regulation and feel understood and supported
  • Be equipped with some skills to use in their work to support traumatized children and adolescents
  • Be aware of tools available to assess the impact of trauma on children and adolescents
  • Have acquired sufficient understanding to support to carers parenting these children and adolescents
  • Have developed a clearer understanding of when to signpost to appropriate specialist health resources/services

Description

This course aims to better equip the delegates understanding and assessment of the impact of trauma on the emotional and behavioral development of children. This course focuses on how to develop skills for intervening with trauma.

This course is delivered by our expert facilitators who will bring their first hand experience and tailor the course to suit your learning needs.

Our course covers the following topics:

  • Introduce self and aims for today
  • The Impact of Trauma on a Child’s Global Development
  • Communication Skills
  • Assessment Tools
  • Creating framework for safe care

We use our unique Virtual Reality clips throughout the course which provides a multi-sensory immersive experience allowing you to view the above through the eyes of the child. 

What are the benefits of using Virtual Reality?

  • 4X Faster than classroom and e-learning
  • 4X more focused during learning
  • 3X more connected to the content
  • 40% more confident to apply the learning they experience though VR
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This course includes:

  • Case studies
  • Safeguarding practice reviews
  • Virtual Reality clips
  • Group work
  • Resources

Benefits of the course:

  • Up-to-date and in line with the key legislation and guidance in the UK
  • No pre requisites needed to join this course
  • Virtual Reality clips providing lived experiences through the eyes of the child and young person
  • Delivery from professional and expert facilitators in the field
  • Personalised downloadable certificate of achievement
  • The VR headsets will be deployed to your organisation prior to the training for distribution to delegates
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Course Reviews

Teacher
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"This course gave me a deeper understanding of the specific reasons why victims don’t leave. Understanding the effects of the family DA situation on how it can affect school CP operations with reflection on specific aspects such as victims having safety plans."
Nursery worker
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"This course is definitely worth doing as it is informative and useful for any person’s practice."
Nursery Assistant
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"The case studies were very useful and interesting as it really puts a perspective on the situation."
Teacher
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"I have always focused on the child, I will now be more aware of “warning signs” with parents/carers."
Nursery Assistant
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"The learning objectives were met Through a variety of different learning techniques. Through conversation, break out rooms, chat and discussion."
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