CALHN Nursing Education Courses

Trauma Informed Care and Practice - Glenside Health Services

Suitable for Mental Health Clinicians

Workshop Aim

Trauma has a significant impact both personally and economically on a Societies’ functioning and wellbeing. Having a shared and linked approach to preventing and assisting those who have or are experiencing trauma is globally recognised. This workshop aims to promote across the SA Health workforce a shared perspective of a trauma informed approach which engages and builds connection between relevant and influential systems.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this workshop, clinicians will have a greater understanding of:

>         Understanding Trauma (the 3 E’s of Trauma)

>         Concepts, language and approaches of a Trauma Informed Approach

>         Neural and brain influences

>         Key assumptions and principles

>         Implementing a Trauma-Informed Approach (six key principles)

>         Types of Trauma (Individual, community)

>         Engaging around trauma and cross sector collaboration

>         Recovery and healing

>         Organisational uptake, monitoring and review

Dates, Times and Location

Each session will be held at Glenside Health Services in the Administration and Learning Services building, 0900-1600.  Session Dates are:

20 February 2020                                           2 July 2020

19 March 2020                                                6 August 2020

2 April 2020                                                     24 September 2020

21 May 2020                                                   29 October 2020

11 June 2020                                                  26 November 2020



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