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Understanding Therapeutic Parenting & PACE

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  • What is nurture and why is it important?

  • Attachment theory

  • Attachment styles and behaviours

  • Trauma and the effects of trauma

  • An introduction to the PACE approach (Dan Hughes)

  • Adversity and trauma informed practice

Attachment Theory & Developmental Trauma

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  • Childhood development – What are the processes and the expected achievements for different developmental domains and stages?

  • Attachment – What is it? Why is it important? Explore theory, styles and behaviours.

  • Childhood trauma – How can abuse and neglect affect the developing child? Adverse childhood experiences and the impact on the developing brain and child development.

  • What can be done to help? -  Interventions for the individual and the system around them. Containment and safety to reprocessing and meaning making of the traumas experiences.

Level 2 Accredited Award: Therapeutic Skills for Trauma Informed Practice

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  • Foundations of Therapeutic Care

  • Trauma-Informed Practice

  • Therapy vs Therapeutic

  • Therapeutic Stages of Change

  • Foundations of Therapeutic Frameworks

  • Transactional Analysis

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

  • Person-Centred Approach

Level 3 Accredited Award: Therapeutic Skills for Trauma Informed Practice

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  • How Group Identities Form and Functions of Groups

  • Attachment Styles and Group Dynamics 

  • Effective Communication Skills

  • Relational Factors in Effective Communication 

  • Blocked Care/DDP​

  • Applying Motivational   Interviewing Skills with Staff​

  • Understanding Formulation​

Self Injurious Behaviour

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  • Definitions of self-harm

  • Risk factors in self-injury

  • Functions of self-injury

  • Suicidal behaviour

  • Risk assessment in suicidal behaviour

  • Working with self-injury – how to help

Understanding the PACE Model

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  • Understand how trauma can impact behaviours

  • Expore and understand the PACE model (Dan Hughes)

  • How PACE can impact the brain

  • Understanding consequences when working with PACE

  • How to implement PACE when interacting with young people

  • Introducing PACE within the child’s documentation

Uncovering Youth Violence & Exploitation

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  • What makes a young person vulnerable?

  • The latest laws, strategies and key definitions of knife crime and serious youth violence in the UK

  • Understanding the current gangs’ landscape in the UK

  • Why people join?

  • Roles and structures of child crime exploitation

  • Influence of social media, music, language and discourse

  • Recognising indicators of exploitation

  • Safeguarding and recognising teachable/reachable moments

  • Intervention, prevention and how young people can exit gangs

Child Sexual Abuse 

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  • Understanding the signs and signals children and young people may exhibit when they have experienced sexual abuse.

  • Understand the impact of sexual abuse on a child or young person and their behaviour.

  • Demonstrate enhanced knowledge and skills in caring for children who have experienced sexual abuse.

  • Demonstrate an increased understanding of the role of professional and other support services

Introduction to Autism Spectrum Condition

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  • Understand life seen through an autistic spectrum lens

  • Understand the biological and genetic influences

  • Understand the common features and impact on communication, social interaction and imagination

  • Demonstrate knowledge of behaviours related to communication and how to support those with ASC

  • Dealing with obsessions, difficult behaviours and sensory needs

Harmful Sexual Behaviours

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  • Understanding child sexual development

  • Understanding of categories of harmful sexual behaviour

  • AIM3 assessment – domains, factors and identifying targets for intervention

  • Protective Factors and strengths: what and how can we promote resilience?

  • Managing resistance and denial: how to work effectively when we encounter these psychological defences

Learning Disabilities and Challenging Behaviour

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  • Recognising intellectual disabilities

  • Breaking down myths of neurodiversity

  • Identifying types of learning difficulties

  • How to support young people with academic difficulties and non-verbal learning difficulties

  • Trauma and academic difficulties

  • Sensory Processing and trauma

Building Your Own Resilience

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  • To gain an understanding of the factors that contribute to work related stress

  • To gain an understanding of resilience

  • To gain further understanding of burn-out

  • To identify coping styles and values

  • To understand and apply well-being and resilience techniques in practice

Understanding the Psychological Formulation

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  • What is a Formulation?​

  • Why do we use Psychological Formulations?​

  • How are Psychological Formulations Created?​

  • Psychological Formulations for Young People in Care​

  • The benefits of Formulation for Young People in Care​

  • The 5 ‘P’s Model

Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE)

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  • Definitions of CSE

  • Models of grooming

  • Common experiences leading to vulnerability

  • Common behaviours associated vulnerability

  • How attachment and developmental trauma explain the vulnerability

  • Using the CSE key working pack: Emotional literacy and self-esteem, Thought – feeling – behaviour cycles, Sharing the formulation, Safety plans, Further strategies to promote safety

Food: Pleasure or Guilt? Understanding Eating Difficulties

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  • To support your understanding around what we mean by eating difficulties (including Eating disorders (ED) and disordered eating)

  • To develop an understanding of possible factors that can contribute to young people developing eating difficulties as well as related issues e.g. ED, disordered eating or body image issues

  • To support you to feel more confident in addressing eating difficulties and related issues

  • To raise awareness around resources that can be used to support children and young people with these difficulties

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