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Online Course: Trauma Informed Practice

The online training is made up of two 2¼ hour sessions with a 15 minute break. This training will be on Tuesday 30 November 2021 from 9.15 to 11.30 and then 12.45 to 3.00 pm.

Trauma Informed Practice is a baseline course in our Trauma Training series. Participants will gain an understanding of trauma.

The Transforming Trauma National Training Framework sets out 4 levels of training for different parts of the workforce. This training sits at the Informed Practice Level (One - baseline)and has the level of understanding and skill required by everyone in the Scottish workforce.

The workshop will enable participants to:

  • Gain an understanding of trauma and it’s causes including an understanding of the definition and evidence base.
  • Consider the effects and impact of trauma and resilience in this context.
  • Learn how to respond positively to support recovery and avoid re-traumatisation
  • Recognise an individual affected by trauma so that they can direct them towards help
  • Understand the importance of self-care and support in the context of being part of trauma informed service


Emily Steedman has over 13 years’ experience of working with Health in Mind. Currently she is a Project Worker with the Trauma Support Services. Emily has a keen interest and passion for using creative tools to foster collective advocacy and raise awareness of the difficulties and barriers faced by people affected by trauma. She has an MSc in Community Education and many years of experience facilitating workshops.

Terms and conditions

This online course will be delivered through Zoom.

Training bookings on Eventbrite are best paid for by credit or debit card using Visa, Mastercard or American Express.

If you need to cancel your booking and give more than 30 days’ notice, we will refund 50% of your fee. If due to unforeseen circumstances we have to change the course date, and it is not suitable for you, we will refund 100% of the payment.

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