Understanding Attachment & Developmental Trauma

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Course Details

This two day psychology course is based upon the research of key theorists and practitioners in the area of trauma and attachment, including John Bowlby, Bessel Van der Kolk, Bruce Perry, Kim Golding, Pat Crittendon, Jack Shonkoff, Dan Hughes, Louise Bomber, Heather Geddes, Dan Siegel, Stephen Porges, Peter Levine, Margot Sunderland, Sue Gerhardt, John Gottman, Marjorie Boxall and Nadine Burke-Harris.

Where: tbc

Cost: £270 pp including lunch (1 EP traded session)

Who is the course for: All professionals working with vulnerable children and young people

This course will cover:

• What is meant by developmental trauma
• How adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and developmental trauma affect the developing brain
• The neuroscience of attachment and attachment difficulties
• The links between neuroplasticity and resilience
• Trauma-informed practise and effective evidence-based ways to support a child or young person affected by developmental trauma in school

“Every adult in a child’s environment has the opportunity to provide buffering, caring, therapeutic moments. Every one of us can seek to optimise the cumulative dose of these moments.” ~ Dr Nadine Burke-Harris, Paediatrician and Author of The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity


Positive feedback from training sessions:

“So interesting and inspiring.” (Teaching Assistant)

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