Trauma informed practice

Understand how trauma presents in families living with child exploitation and gain skills to apply a trauma informed approach.

The course explores how trauma can impact relationships within affected families and considers how professionals can offer support using a trauma informed approach.

The course support’s the development of positive relationships between professionals and families. Increasing the understanding of behaviours indicative of trauma.

This course is CPD accredited.

Learning Objectives

  • Develop your understanding of trauma
  • Understand the impact of trauma on parents of exploited children
  • Recognise the health impact on parents living with trauma
  • Understand the barriers families can face when their trauma is misunderstood
  • Explore tools for working effectively with traumatised families
  • Learn how to embed a trauma informed approach into your practice

This course is CPD accredited.

Who is this course for?

  • Teaching and School staff
  • Residential workers
  • Housing Officers
  • Foster Carers
  • Youth Service Workers
  • Police Officers
  • Social Workers


Bespoke costings can be provided by contacting us.

Discount available for multiple bookings. You can also commission us to run the course in your workplace if you have a large number of staff wishing to attend. Please get in touch to find out more.


9.30am – 12.30pm

Course Delivery

Online, via MS Teams.

Meet the trainer

Dr Sarah Hall has extensive experience as an academic researcher in child exploitation, influenced by her early career in youth work and parent support. Sarah is passionate about the importance of family-centered, holistic support for families affected by child exploitation.

Sarah’s recent publications

Parent’s Experience of Children’s Social Care
She Doesn’t have to get in the car
South Yorkshire Empower and Protect CSE Innovation Project Evaluation Report