Certificate in trauma-informed practice

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4th March - 8th April 2024, 10.00am - 5.00pm
Open to all
£975.00 - £150.00 non refundable deposit
Manchester Institute for Psychotherapy, 454 Barlow Moor Road, Chorlton, Manchester, M21 0BQ

Five-day course running over five weeks on Mondays at the Manchester Institute for Psychotherapy - Barlow Moor Road, Chorlton, Manchester. M21 OBQ.

Contact the Admin Team on 0161 862 9456.

Dates: 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th March and 8th April 2024

This CPD certificate is suitable for those working with both children and/or adults to be able to respond effectively to their trauma enactments. There will be group engagement and didactic and experiential teaching. 

Suitable for teachers, nurses, therapists, social workers, probation services, support and care staff.

Module 1: Monday 4th March 2024 – What is trauma? Four theoretical models: Integrative approach

During this module we will identify the basic concepts and models of trauma and theory and explore the centrality of the concept of trauma in our work.

Module 2: Monday 11th March 2024 – Neurobiology, PTSD and CPTDS.

In this module we will be looking at what impact trauma has on the body and the brain.

Module 3: Monday 18th March 2024 – Therapeutic interventions and treatment options

We will look at the concept and theory of what interventions can be utilised to aid regulation and restore functioning to the body and the brain. What options are there to work in this field, e.g. complex features such as flashbacks, nightmares, and intrusive images.

Module 4: Monday 25th March 2024 – Trauma-informed: Assessment, risk management – including safeguarding, treatment planning and successful outcomes. A relational approach.

We will identify the basic concepts of how to work with trauma, theory in working with PDSD and CPTSD and understand the application of theory in practice. Note: Domestic violence, sexual abuse, war zone and disaster experiences, accidents and near-death incidents all have different features and this module will focus on impact-informed approaches.

Module 5: Monday 8th April 2024 – Vicarious trauma, self-care, supervision and referral options. Bringing it all together – integration and regeneration.

We will look at empathetic distress, vicarious trauma, and techniques of self-care including supervision and referrals.

Julia will bring case examples and personal experience to the workshops, confidentiality and boundaries established for all in group participation.

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Hosted by Julia Tolley

Julia Tolley MA, TSTA (P), CTA(P), UKCP Registered Psychotherapist and Supervisor, BACP (Accred), MCIPD, BPS, Trainer, and Coach. Tutor in Manchester and West Midlands. Julia brings 35+ years of experience of working with people of all ages in various capacities.