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Communicating with traumatised children and young people: a seminar with Richard Rose


11/03/2020 09:30






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About this event

This seminar will provide an opportunity to learn about theories and techniques for communicating with traumatised children aged 3+. Through a practical approach it will focus on practice-rich examples
and invite contribution and group engagement. You will have the opportunity to try out these techniques and consider how they might benefit the children and young people you currently work with.

Key learning:

  • Listening, interpreting and recording information
  • The significance of feelings and ‘magical thinking’
  • Trauma and recovery
  • Issues of confidentiality
  • Addressing sensitive issues and providing appropriate responses.

Facilitator bio

Richard Rose undertakes consultancy and training on Life Story Therapy and working with 'hard to reach' children and adolescents, and develops academic training programmes in the UK and internationally. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Social Work and Social Policy at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia and is also a Fellow of the Berry Street Childhood Institute, a part of Berry Street, Australia.

Richard works with children and their carers in out-of-home, homebased and family placements to assist understanding and attachment with the aim of enabling placements to become healthy and nurturing for all involved. Author: The Child’s Own Story - Life Story Work with Traumatised Children.

Therapeutic Life Story Work

Find out about Richard's upcoming Professional Diploma course in Edinburgh

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