Trauma & Abuse: Understanding the Impact on the Learning Disabled Child(TA010313)

Provider: Westminster Special Schools Outreach Services
£100.00 (no VAT on this item) For all Participants

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Description This course provides an opportunity to consider the issues of trauma in relation to the circumstances and needs of children and young people with learning disabilities who have experienced abuse. It is suitable for anyone who has contact with learning disabled children and young people or who wish to learn more about the impact of trauma.
Duration 1st March 2013, 10.00-16.00

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Categories Primary, Secondary, Teaching and Learning, KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, English / Literacy, Management, Support Staff, Teaching staff, Assistant Headteacher, CPD Leader, Deputy Headteacher, Headteacher, Head of year / Pastoral leader, Business Manager, Special Educational Needs Coordinator, Learning Support, Pupil Support, Other support staff, Advanced Skills Teacher, Excellent Teacher, Main-scale (core) teacher, Newly Qualified Teacher, Non-practising teacher, Post-threshold Teacher, Pupil mentor, Supply / Peripatetic teacher, Trainnee (pre-QTS) teacher, Teacher trainer, Head of Department / Faculty, Parents and Community, Care Work, Parent Support, Inclusion, SEND, Out of school, Child Protection Officer, Gifted and Talented Coordinator
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

By the end of the course participants will:

  • Have an understanding of why children with learning disabilities are particularly vulnerable to becoming victims of abuse
  • Understand the psychological and behavioural effects of different forms of abuse on children
  • Understand the neurological impact of trauma, and how to work with symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Relate attachment theory to vulnerability to abuse
  • Explore creative approaches to offering psychological and emotional support
  • Know where to refer and where to get professional support
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The course uses a combination of presentation, large and small- group discussion, Q and A, handouts and case studies.

This course does not have any pre-booked dates available. Please contact the provider directly to arrange this training.