Practice skills of working with children who have experienced trauma
Emerging Minds and Mental Health Professionals' Network (MHPN), Australia, November 2020
In this webinar, our panel of guest speakers describe the skills practitioners can use to engage children who have experienced trauma and therapeutic theories that underpin these skills. Facilitated by Dan Moss (Manager, Workforce Development at Emerging Minds), the panel includes Kate Headley (Speech Pathologist), Dr Jacqueline Amos (Psychiatrist) and Chris Dolman (Social Worker and Senior Workforce Development Officer at Emerging Minds).
At the webinar’s completion, participants will be able to:
- Describe how to work with children who have experienced trauma in ways that help them to feel more comfortable and confident.
- Illustrate some of the challenges in working with children who have experienced trauma and how these can be overcome.
- Outline the questions and skills needed to help children explore the effects of practice.
- Explore skills required when a child is a reluctant participant in therapy.