Webinar: Understanding the Impact of Trauma on Child Development

08 February 2023 9.30am to 4.30pm Webinar - online


This aim of this webinar is to introduce participants to the concepts of Child Development and Childhood Trauma. Participants will explore how trauma impacts a child’s developing brain and their overall development and will offer an introduction to how individuals respond to trauma. This training will support participants to become trauma sensitive to the children and families they encounter in their work practices and explore simple strategies that can support children who experience different types of situational trauma.

On completing this training participants will

Have an understanding of child development (dimensions and stages) and the importance of attachment in a child’s early life for their future outcomes

Understand how an individual’s biology and environment can impact their development.

Have explored why healthy child development and attachment matters and what this means for the short term and long term outcomes as the child grows into adulthood.

Have a clear understanding of the different categories of Trauma.

Understand the impact of stress on an individual’s heart, body and mind.

Understand the link between trauma and behaviour in children and adults.

Know how to support a trauma informed environment for children and families (where they feel emotionally and physically safe).

Trainer: Susan Kavanagh

Once you book your place, Barnardos Training team will send you a link to the webinar.
Please use a laptop/tablet if possible so that you can see the presentation easily.