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12 Jul
Trauma informed care, Younger persons mental health

Our trauma specialists will discuss why assessing a child’s ‘relational health’ is a crucial and an often-overlooked step in supporting children to...

12 Jul
Diversity, Service development, Trauma informed care

Provides practitioners with an understanding of trauma-informed practice, and the essential processes and systems required to develop a trauma...

26 Jul
Assessment & intervention, Diversity, Therapeutic theory & practice, Trauma informed care

This Blended course provides practitioners with the knowledge, skills and insights needed to provide effective counselling and psychotherapy to...

Other learning opportunities


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 describes the specialist work done by the Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture (VFST, known as Foundation House). It describes the integrated nature of their 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: Guide to conversations and screening for health and other service providers

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

Many service providers feel poorly equipped to have conversations with people they know or suspect have experienced trauma. This Blue Knot Foundation publication helps service providers to know when and how to ‘talk about trauma’ or to screen for trauma.

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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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