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

Description

This blended course will provide practitioners with a trauma informed understanding of theories of psychosocial and cognitive development 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.


Pre-requisite

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 course.


Fee

Self-paced Learning, plus online workshops:

Standard Rate: $350 per person
Early Bird Rate: $315 per person (if you enrol on or before 12 Feb)

Self-paced Learning, plus onsite workshops:

Standard Rate (morning tea included): $380 per person
Early Bird Rate: $340 per person (if you enrol on or before 16 Jun)


Mode
  • Self-paced online learning, plus 2 x 4 hour interactive practice workshops, either onsite (in Brunswick) or online (via Zoom).
  • The course consists of 2-3 hours of self-paced learning by recorded material, plus 2 x 4 hour interactive practice workshops, either onsite or online.
  • The dates you register for are those of the interactive workshops.
  • The self-paced material will be provided 3 weeks prior and needs to be completed before you attend the workshops.
  • Course information and instructions will be provided closer to the date, including how to access the self-paced materials via our Learning Management System.