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Trauma Training – Working with aged care clients who experienced childhood trauma in ‘care’

The on-line course is an introduction to understanding the impacts of childhood trauma for people now entering aged care. It focuses on the experiences of Forgotten Australians, Stolen Generations, Former Child Migrants and people affected by forced adoption. The self-paced online trauma training course is divided into three parts.

  • Learn about the experiences of each of these groups (Part 1: Who are we talking about and why?)
  • Gain insight into how complex trauma can affect the brain (Part 2: What is complex childhood trauma and why is it relevant for workers in aged care?)
  • Understand how to provide safe, respectful and quality care to those who have experienced childhood trauma (Part 3: What does this mean for you?)

Author & Year Published : Helping Hand (2021)

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