Parenting a Child Who Has Experienced Trauma

Parenting a Child Who Has Experienced Trauma

All parents/caregivers want to provide a safe and secure environment for their children. Children need to feel safe and loved. This is especially true when children have experienced traumatic events. However, when parents do not understand the impacts of trauma, they may misinterpret their child’s behaviour and end up feeling frustrated or resentful.   

Trauma results from an event or events, which cause OR threaten harm and overwhelms their ability to respond. This workshop will address the nature of trauma, its impact on children and their development, and ways you can help your child.   

By increasing your understanding of trauma and its impact, you can help support your child’s healing, and strengthen your relationship with them and your family.

Key learning:

  • What is trauma?
  • The Impact of Trauma
  • Brain, social, emotional, and psychological development
  • Behaviour

who can benefit from this workshop?

This workshop will help to assist parents and carers gain a better understanding of how to support a child/children who has experienced trauma. Tailored to cater for families with children and teens of all ages.