Working Together to Support children who have experienced trauma and loss

South Thames Early Education Partnership and Teaching School Alliance. (STEEP)

Posted: 09/12/2017

Working Together to Support children who have experienced trauma and loss, including Looked After and Adopted Children
and young people who have experienced early life trauma can experience a
range of challenges in their school or setting.
Education Service offers a range of services to enable schools, parents
and guardians and education and social care professionals to meet the
needs of permanently placed children.
Department for Education is increasingly recognising the long term
impact of trauma and loss for children who live in adoptive or special
guardianship families.  As part of their investment in supporting
adoptive families, the DfE has awarded a grant to PAC-UK and Adoption UK
to develop and implement strategies to improve the adoptive family’s
school experience and therefore increase their academic and personal

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Who will the training aim to help?
Initial Teachers & Early Years / CPD
Virtual Schools
Local Authorities

Course relates to:
Understanding and meeting the needs of children who have experienced trauma, including Looked After & Adopted Children

Course objectives:
To understand early relationships and their ongoing effects
To understand trauma and loss and their ongoing impact
To plan strategies to support & include children affected by attachment difficulties, trauma and loss

Course Content:
Importance of early relationships (attachment theory), Impact of
trauma, abuse and neglect on neurodevelopment, Developmental nature of
skill acquisition, strategies to help support children.

PAC-UK and Adoption UK in partnership with Lewisham Early Years Team
Non – Attendance Fee
Please note this course is FREE – HOWEVER
organisations who have booked places and do not attend will be charged a
non attendance fee of £50 for preventing another practitioner from
accessing this CPD opportunity.

"Just to say a huge thanks ... I am looking forward to progressing with this project thanks to your support, advice and guidance"

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