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Relationship and Presence (Online) - Working with and responding to traumatised individuals - 16 May 2023

This online training is made up of two 2¼ hour sessions with a 15-minute break, and it will be held on Tuesday, 16 May 2023, with the first session starting 09:15 am to 11:30 am, and the second session starting from 12:30 pm to 14:45 pm.

Relationship and Presence Working with and responding to traumatised individuals


  • Explore how to work with and respond to traumatised individuals while maintaining a trauma-informed relationship.
  • The workshop will enable participants to:
  • Understand how trauma impacts people and explore the complexities it can bring to the relationship.
  • Understand presence and how it benefits recovery.
  • Acknowledge the safety needs of the traumatised individuals and recognise signs and symptoms which are indicative of ongoing trauma and abuse.
  • Be aware of the risk of further trauma or revictimization.
  • Understand the benefits of and how to support individuals affected by trauma to communicate their story, where appropriate
  • Understand the ideas and concepts behind the "window of tolerance."
  • Be able to relate the trauma-informed principles to your practice.
  • Understand the importance of informal and formal support, including regular supervision.


Emily Steedman has over 13 years of experience working with Health in Mind. Currently, she is a Project Worker with 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 are processed through Stripe, which accepts all major debit and credit cards.

If you need to cancel your booking and give more than 30 days’ notice, we will refund 50% of your fee. There is a non-refundable administration fee of £5 for cancellations and refunds. 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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