Development and Trauma: Understanding the Life Trajectories of Survivors of Trauma

  • Nov
    Thu, 05 Nov 09:30 AM - Thu, 12 Nov 03:30 PM in online
    • $320.00 incl. GST
    Register12 places remaining

This two day workshop will provide practitioners with a trauma informed understanding of theories of psychosocial and cognitive development and major developmental milestones and challenges. It explores ways of working with individuals who have experienced torture and other traumatic experiences  at different stages of their psychosocial and cognitive development, using a developmental approach.

Content includes
  • The major theories of psychosocial and cognitive development;
  • Trauma informed understanding of the major stages of psychosocial and cognitive development;
  • The impact that adverse experiences such as torture, trauma, disruptions to attachment and forced migration can have on psychosocial and cognitive development; and
  • Working with survivors of trauma to support recovery from a developmental perspective.

Suitable for

Practitioners including psychologists, social workers, counsellors, psychotherapists, youth workers, education and early years workers, etc. who are working with people from refugee backgrounds.


Participants will be expected to have completed either a Foundation House Introductory workshop, or Refugee and Asylum Seeking Experiences Online.

The online option is available free as a pre-requisite when you register for this workshop.


Standard Rate:  $320 per person
Early Bird Rate: $290 per person (if you enrol on or before 28 Sep)
Note: Discount will apply at Checkout