Mental Health Adults and Children

Impact of Abuse and Trauma on the Developing Child

Course overview

This one-day course will equip and educate course participants to develop theoretical knowledge and practical implications of day-to-day care when working with children and young people in looked after care, at school and at home.

By attending this course, you will gain an understanding of the importance The Impact of Abuse and Trauma to the children and young people you care for and how you can contribute in practical ways to helping them when attachment has been damaged.

Target Group

This one-day course is designed for foster carers, adoptive parents and all professionals working in the field of fostering and adoption.

Learning Outcomes

  • Developed an awareness of how abuse, neglect and trauma can impact on a child's development and their view of the world
  • Considered the day-to-day implications for parenting and caring
  • Discussed practical strategies to address the emotional needs of children with traumatic histories

Cost: Please contact CQT

Duration: 1 Day

London Borough Sutton Council

I work with children aged between 11 and 18. It will definitely help support my role when I meet with troubled children on a daily basis. I will use strategies with young people. Very Helpful and Educational.

Social worker - London Borough Sutton Council