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03 Oct
Diversity, Trauma informed care

Blended course - includes self-directed online learning prior to 2 half day workshops. A trauma-informed understanding of theories of psychosocial and...

05 Oct
Diversity, Trauma informed care

Trauma-informed practice, and the essential processes and systems required to develop a trauma-informed organisation.

12 Oct
Families & carers, Therapeutic theory & practice, Trauma informed care

'Shame, Trauma and Family Relationships' explores shame as a by-product of complex relational trauma. It draws on attachment and trauma theories, and...

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This topic describes the neurobiology of trauma, child maltreatment, interpersonal violence and the impact of traumatic events on an individual's...


This course will introduce learners to key understandings about trauma and adversity, and their impact on children. It explores the ways that a child...

On request training

Fully customised training and support programs Phoenix Australia can tailor training and supervision services to suit the needs of particular...

Related resources

Integrated Trauma Recovery Service Model

Diversity | Trauma informed care | 2016

This document is designed to orient readers to the specialist work done by the Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture. It describes the integrated nature of our approach to working with and for survivors of torture and other traumatic events who come from refugee backgrounds.

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Talking about Trauma Series

Service development | Therapeutic theory & practice | Trauma informed care | 2018

As a society, and as practitioners it can be difficult to know how to respond appropriately to people who have experienced trauma. For this reason, Blue Knot Foundation has developed a Talking about Trauma series.

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The Right To Be Safe: Ensuring sexual safety in acute mental health inpatient units

Diversity | Trauma informed care | 2018

This project report is informed by an analysis of complaints and also considers the findings of four MHCC investigations into sexual safety breaches, a comprehensive review of national and international literature, and wide-ranging stakeholder consultations.

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Breaking the Cycle of Trauma, Koori Parenting, What Works for Us

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander | Families & carers | Trauma informed care | 2014

Consisting of a booklet, poster and post cards, the resources convey key messages and practical strategies to help Koori parents break intergenerational cycles of trauma within their families. The resources have been directly informed by and developed for, urban, Aboriginal parents.

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