Open Course: Understanding Trauma & Core Principles of Trauma Informed Practice: 5 & 16 July 2024

Trauma Informed Pracitce

Zebra Collective is hosting a 2-session online workshop on Friday 05 July & Tuesday 16 July from 09:15-1pm via MS Teams.


Workshop content:

Session 1. Understanding Trauma: definitions, causes, impacts

This session:

  • defines trauma: establishing clarity on what it means – and what it doesn’t
  • explores the causes, taking a critical look at the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) study & looks at attachment, toxic stress & developmental trauma
  • highlights the Other ACEs
  • emphasises the 3 E’s of Trauma
  • introduces & explores the key concept of protective factors
  • introduces the Power Threat Meaning Framework (PTMF) as a radical approach to understanding emotional distress & well-being which helps create more hopeful understandings of people’s lives, strengths & difficulties that aren’t based on individual psychiatric diagnoses or psychological deficits & has the socio-political analyses of trauma at its heart.

Session 2. Trauma Informed Practice: Core Principles

This session:

  • Introduces Zebra Collective’s 4 Core Elements of Trauma Informed Practice
  • Relationship-based
  • Shift in mindset
  • Strengths-based
  • Bearing witness

If we cancel a session, payments will be refunded or transferred to a future session.

Should you cancel 3+ days before the event, your booking can be rolled over to a future session of your choice. No refunds will be paid.