PACE and Secure Base for Trauma-Informed Care

PACE and Secure Base for Trauma-Informed Care

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1588254625412{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”] Two Models For Trauma-Informed Care   Children and Young People that have experienced a high degree of trauma or abuse in their life require an enhanced level of care often called Therapeutic Fostering or Therapeutic Care. Training staff and carers in this area is our speciality and our passion. We believe […]

Autism and Sexuality

Autism training

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1563202052504{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”] Autism and Sexuality – empowering training for concerned carers [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][mk_padding_divider][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1563204051238{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”] For those caring for autistic young people, this subject can feel overwhelming Most would agree that “Sexuality” encompasses a broad range of overt and intangible qualities, including communication, emotional awareness, self-expression, personal space, physical sensation. These are […]

A Trauma-Informed Approach for Children’s Home Staff

A Trauma-Informed Approach for Children's Home Staff

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1554994818345{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”] What is a Trauma-Informed Approach? [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][mk_padding_divider][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1562670810170{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]For those caring for children within a residential setting, having a trauma-informed approach means understanding how traumatic experiences such as abuse, neglect and multiple placement breakdowns shape a child’s development, and therefore their thoughts feelings and behaviours. As well as developmental difficulties […]

Trauma-Informed Care: An Essential Approach

Trauma Informed Care

Trauma-Informed Care Since launching our Trauma-Informed Care focussed blended training packages a year ago we have seen how this approach is essential for foster carers, social workers, drug workers and social housing professionals alike. If we fail to understand the trauma of the young people we support we will fail to see how best to […]

A Trauma-Informed Approach for Drug Workers

Trauma-Informed Approach

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1554994818345{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”] What is a Trauma-Informed Approach? [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][mk_padding_divider][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1554995989465{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]For drug workers, having a trauma-informed approach means having an understanding of the experiences that have contributed to the service user’s development. In cases where service users experienced a high degree of trauma or abuse in their childhood, additional training in these […]

PACE Therapeutic Parenting

PACE Therapeutic Parenting

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1554204893768{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”] What is PACE Therapeutic Parenting? PACE Therapeutic Parenting is a model of care which helps support and form secure attachments with children and young people who may have experienced difficulties in early life. This way of parenting is being recognised more and more as an effective model for both fostering agencies […]

What is Enhanced (or Therapeutic) Fostering?

enhanced fostering

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1553524615024{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”] What is Enhanced Fostering? Enhanced Fostering, often called Therapeutic Fostering, is the type of care needed for children that have experienced a high degree of trauma and/or abuse in their life. This trauma is often compounded by the fact that they have been through several failed placements – often both […]

Trauma-Informed Practice: Understanding Trauma

Trauma-Informed Practice

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1554210294645{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”] Understanding Trauma – the first step to a Trauma-Informed Practice Trauma-Informed Practice is key when working with children and young people who have suffered neglect, rejection or abuse. Without support to work through trauma, they will continue to experience neurological, developmental and psychological consequences, even when placed in a secure nurturing environment. […]

Blended Learning Suite

Trauma Informed Care

May sees the launch of our Blended Learning suite Our Blended Learning is informed by Judith Lewis Herman’s model of the healingprocess as presented in her book “Trauma and Recovery”. ( Trauma and Recovery, Judith Lewis Herman) Our graphic is a representaion of that journey. We have designed out first 3 Blended Learning packages specifically […]

Childhood Trauma Recovery (part 2 of 3)

trauma recovery

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1554407716002{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”] Stage Two of Trauma Recovery: Adaptation Last week we explored the first stage of trauma recovery, which is Safety and Stabilisation. With this in place, the second stage of Adaptation can begin. Stage two is often referred to as ‘remembrance and mourning’ because painful memories can often resurface. This provides a […]