Resilience in traumatised children and young people


This training day begins with exploring the meaning of the term resilience. It then looks at the characteristics and attributes that can encourage resilience and the sort of caring and professional practice that can develop and support children in becoming more resilient. Methods, skills and interventions will be provided to help you develop your resilience and those who you work with.

Teaching Methods

Training 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 is really interesting and helpful to anyone working with children and young people and especially traumatised, vulnerable and hard to reach populations.

No previous knowledge of the concept of resilience is required and the day can be flexed to meet the needs of a wide range of participants.

Main benefits

To understand the concept of Resilience and how best to support the children and young people we are working with or caring for to develop their own resilience including practical skills and ideas.


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

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 of attachment theory 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 970049

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