Co-regulation with Traumatised Children and Young People


Using relational strategies and ways of being to enable traumatised children to better regulate their emotional states and feel and be safer in their interactions and behaviours. Exploring what co-regulation means. The importance of knowing ones own internal state in order that one might be able to attune to another – how do we recognise our own triggers? Blocked trust leading to blocked care, one of the challenges of co-regulation with traumatised children and young people Rupture and Repair leading to Resilience The power of both the non-verbal and empathic language in enabling co-regulation of affect

Teaching Methods

Course material provided will be delivered via description and dialogue by the facilitator supported by power point slides. There is a strong emphasis on practice skills and development and group participation is encouraged throughout and essential to participant learning. This will include video clips, group and small group exercises and examples from and for practice development.

Length of Course

This is a one day training course lasting four to six hours depending on organisational and attendee needs and requirements.


Any appropriately sized room with a projector, screen and flip chart

Group Size

Minimum group size 6. Can be taught to up to 30 at one time. Can be offered as a conference presentation for larger groups.

Who will benefit/target audience

This training day will be really interesting, helpful and anyone working with children and adolescents in a range of contexts but especially those working with traumatised, vulnerable and hard to reach populations.
Attendees do not need to know anything about co-regulation as a concept or technique and the training can be offered at a number of different levels

Main Benefits

Participants will have a greater understanding of how to enable children and young people to manage their emotions and behaviour under stress, using a relational approach


The power point presentation will be made available after the training A list of readings and resources will be provided at the end of the power point

Other Related or Connected Courses

Neurodevelopment and Trauma Series which consists of-

Lead Associate/Associate Skills, Knowledge

MA level professionally qualified practitioners with a wide variety of skills as trainers, lecturers and educators. They offer extensive theory to practice knowledge and experience and include psychotherapists, consultant nurses and social workers, psychologists and related health professionals.

Next Steps

We encourage any organisation which would like to make use of our courses and training to contact us to discuss.
Call: 07800 970 049

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