Introduction to Trauma

Professional Development Series - Half day introduction


This 3 hour introductory workshop helps participants to recognise the impact of abuse, neglect and other interpersonal trauma on people accessing their service.

Increase your confidence in responding to people who have experienced interpersonal trauma and develop trauma-informed responses to increase safety within the service environment.


Who is this for?

This workshop is an ideal introduction to mental health and recovery concepts for workers and managers across a wide range of mental health and human services sector organisations.


Professional Development Course Fee

MHCC Members Non-members
$160 $185




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This qualification requires attendance at a 3 hour face-to-face training session.*

Statement of Participation

A statement of participation will be granted upon satisfactory attendance of the required training sessions.

*Subject to change. Training requirements will be confirmed upon enrolment.


Key Learnings

  • Introduction to trauma and the stress response
  • Understand triggers, flashbacks and dissociation
  • Develop trauma-informed responses by exploring safety in relationships and services
  • Understand vicarious trauma and develop vicarious reslience

Units of Competency

This course has no accredited units of competency.


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