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Complex Trauma Advanced Level Leaving Care
Complex Trauma Advanced Level Leaving Care

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The term ‘Complex Trauma’ describes both children’s exposure to multiple traumatic events - often of an invasive or interpersonal nature - and the wide ranging long-term impact of this exposure.

These events are severe and pervasive, such as abuse or profound neglect. They usually begin early in life and can disrupt many aspects of the child’s development and the very formation of a self. Since they often occur in the context of the child’s relationship with a caregiver, they interfere with the child’s ability to form a secure attachment bond. Many aspects of a child’s healthy physical and mental development rely on this primary source of safety and stability.

The main learning objectives of the course are as follows:

  1. To understand complex trauma
  2. To look at what causes complex trauma
  3. To identify the signs of complex trauma
  4. To look at the impact of trauma on young children
  5. To consider the effects of complex trauma
  6. To identify some key issues to be aware of
  7. To identify and consider useful practices

This course is specifically for employees who work within Leaving Care and is fully CPD accredited.

Upon booking this course, we will discuss the learning objectives and outcomes you wish to achieve based on the young people in your care.

We also have an advanced version, which is specifically for designated individuals or seniors.

Should you wish to discuss your needs before making a booking, please call 0800 774 7874.

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  • Course Badge
  • Course Certificate
  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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