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


For individual bookings: £40 per delegate

Course Delivery

Online, via Teams.


9.30am – 12.30pm

Upcoming dates

16th November 2023 Book your place

14th March 2024 Book your place

Discounts between 10% and 30% are available for group bookings – please send us an enquiry and a member of our team will be in touch.

The training course will be online, presented live by Sarah Lloyd on zoom.

Meet the trainer

Dr Sarah Lloyd 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