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Understanding Trauma

Length: 1 day

Length: 1 day

Course content:

  • Definition of trauma & sexual violence
  • Type 1 and Type 2 trauma
  • The window of tolerance
  • Stages of going through a traumatic experience in relation to sexual violence
  • Neurology and trauma
  • Recognising trauma
  • Recovery from trauma

Learning outcomes:

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Identify the different stages of trauma experienced by survivors
  • Be able to describe the neurological impact of trauma
  • Recognise and respond to symptoms of trauma
  • Develop strategies to support someone to recover from trauma

Aimed at:

Anyone who is working with survivors of sexual violence who would like to increase their understanding of how to support the recovery of those experiencing trauma. This could include:

  • GPs
  • Social care workers
  • Police officers
  • Drugs and alcohol workers

For more information or to discuss your organisation's specific training needs, please complete our training request form and our training coordinator will get back to you within three days.

You can also call our office on 01786 439 244.

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