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Trauma support to learners

Practical skills to support children with trauma symptoms

  • Ended
  • 3 500 South African rand
  • Online via zoom

Service Description

18-19 August 2022 8h30-16h00 daily Closing date for registration 1 August 2022 For who is this training? This training is for educators, caretakers in institutions and professionals who need to assist educators and caretakers in institutions in how to assist abused children with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder A course manual with complete workshop notes will be provided to participants via email In this two-day training the focus will be on the following: Explanation of what happens in the body of the traumatised child Explanation of what happens in the brain of the traumatised child Explanation of what happens in the psyche (soul) of the traumatised child Typical trauma reactions of children from different ages How to recognise and handle defense mechanisms and stress responses of traumatised children Skills for handling traumatised children with different symptomatic behaviours in the classroom, children's institutions and at home How to balance a highly structured environment with high nurture Techniques for lowering physical and psychological agitation and reactivity Responding to a highly stressed child Assisting the child to feel safe again when triggered Teaching children how to apply stress reducing techniques on their own, as well as self-comforting How to approach and work through stress incidents The child and adolescent stress profile and how to use as part of multi-professional treatment When to refer a child for professional help Practical techniques to apply in the classroom/institution/foster home when abused children get triggered/get a stress response Cost for South-Africans R3500 Closing date for registration: 15 June 2021 Payment can be done via eft in the following bank account: Account name: Red Shoe Training (PTY) LTD Bank: Standard Bank Account number: 422216305 Branch code: 055534 Send prove of payment to International participants can pay directly via Paypal. Please request a Paypal invoice via email at

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+ 0824414783

Kameeldoring Draai, Woodlands Hills Wildlife Estate, Bloemfontein, South Africa