top of page

ACEs  & Dissociation in Education - A Workshop for Teaching Assistants

Thu, 21 Mar 2024, 18:15

For a school to be truly 'trauma informed' the right training needs to be accessed that goes beyond looking at ACEs and how these present and are assessed. A deeper understanding of dissociation and the causes of it are necessary.

We need to be able to view the child's behaviour within the context of the relationship and as a form of communication.

It is hard to know how to support a child who has been through either sexual, physical or emotional abuse?

Teaching assistants are the bedrock of implementing true trauma informed practice in the classroom. This workshop covers the following

  • Why do children dissociate?

  • How to recognize dissociation in a child ?

  • What type of situation and actions may increase dissociation in an educational setting?

  • How do you provide safety and help regulate the child again?

  • How to deal with 'naughty' behaviour .

  • Why relationships and friendships provide such difficult problems and what teaching staff can do to help?

TA trauma workshop (2).jpg

Talking to Teenagers

education and support, ensuring child centred care

Click here to pay

for a pre-arranged session 

It is hard to be a teenager in today's world, but it is also hard to be a parent or a helper at school, It is hard to manage self-harm, or be truly trauma-informed. There is so much to get right in the helping and teaching professions. 

My name is Helen Harvey and I am a child & adolescent therapist specializing in the area of trauma. I run workshops for the helping professions i.e. pastoral staff, health visitors, youth workers, and residential workers, helping them to be truly trauma-informed and to develop the skills necessary to support young people in this challenging world.

teenager
NATP member.jpg
member logo international trauma.png
parenting teens badge.png
thumbnail_ctrn_logo-07.jpg
bottom of page