Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea- Trauma Informed Practice Training Program
We are delighted to be working with Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea to design and deliver a Trauma Informed Practice training program. The program includes multi-agency half-day and 2-day Trauma Informed Practice training. The aim of the training is to support staff to build skills to support children and adults accessing the service. Bespoke case studies focus on a multi-agency approach enabling staff to apply the skills directly to their everyday practice.
Staff represented at the training sessions come from a range of services including:
Substance Misuse Services
- Early Help
- Social Care
- Voluntary and Community Groups
Trauma Informed Practice ½ day awareness session provide an opportunity to explore the key principles of Trauma Informed Practice. The sessions consider the research and drivers behind the approach. Staff are provided with the opportunity to reflect on their own responses and how being more trauma informed can improve practice and daily interactions.
- Have an awareness of Trauma and how it may present
- Understand the principles of Trauma Informed Practice including drivers, research and what children and families say
- Promoting a change in language and approach in multi-agency relationships
Trauma Informed Practice Training 2-day course- expands on the ½ day training enabling practitioners to reflect and explore tools and skills to enhance their practice.
- The principles and definitions of Trauma Informed Practice
- How to respond to trauma- practice skills in safely coming alongside clients and co-regulation
- Tools to use in practice to understand trauma responses
- The Trauma recovery model
- Avoiding re-traumatisation
- How trauma can affect staff including secondary and vicarious stress, compassion fatigue.
- Applying the skills in practice and case work application
- Considering actions and commitments to take forward to enhance TIP in your own practice, team and organisations
“To listen before reacting and being more curious with my cases. To be reflective in our approach.
“Be more curious and ask people what happened? Not why are you behaving like this”
“Pay forward the practice of working in a trauma informed way to my team”
“Encourage trauma informed approaches and empathy when working together”.
“I will be more conscious of my language and the interactions with all of my young people”
“I will be more aware of the impact of trauma on the brain development and as the body, which will make my practice more sensitive”.