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Trauma Based Behaviour

Trauma Based Behaviour


Professionals working in, and in partnership with schools will be familiar with the complex demands created by children and young people with challenging behaviours. Within this group there is a subset of students who present as particularly complex. Many of these young people have experienced a number of traumatic Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and as a result present with much higher (and different) demands than ‘typical’ behavioural support cases. These young people are often misdiagnosed with a range of behavioural conditions, that while well-intentioned, can prove to be unhelpful in supporting them to heal from their experiences, meaning traditional management strategies utilised by helpers, educators and carers aren’t always effective. Traumatised young people are less likely to respond to traditional behavioural approaches and counselling skills as they often haven’t had the support and experience to be able to understand their emotions and self-regulate.

This practically focused seminar will explore the reasons why young people who have experienced trauma and disrupted attachment behave the way they do at school and explore a range of evidence-based practice interventions and strategies that can be effective in facilitating positive change.

Some of the specific areas Emma will discuss include:

The different types of trauma and how they commonly present (including how ACEs with insecure attachment can develop trauma).

Understanding the neurological differences of young people who have suffered from trauma and the implications for their behaviour.

Exploring how to support Attachment Trauma recovery in your dealings with children, whatever your professional role and the importance of focusing on their intention rather than the behaviour.
Opening a 'Trauma informed toolbox' full of practical strategies and skills. How to practically utilise them in your work with traumatised children, including techniques for establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with traumatised kids.

Dr Emma Woodward is a Child, Educational and Community Psychologist. She completed her Doctorate in Child, Community and Educational Psychology at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust and an undergraduate degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of Sussex. Now based in Auckland, Emma established the "Child Psychology Service” (a national child psychology practice network). She has previously presented the popular “Dealing with Big Feelings” seminar with Compass Seminars and is a sought-after presenter on a range of child and youth wellbeing topics. Emma presents with an energy and clarity that ensure this is a workshop not to be missed for all education based professionals and other support professionals.

Phone: 067591647

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When

Wednesday 10 November, 9:00am to 3:00pm

Cost

Restrictions: All Ages

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Phone: 067591647

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Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
48 Marine Parade, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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