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Our very own amazon page discussing all of the resources in one place!- https://www.amazon.co.uk/stores/page/BD57A40E-2602-44B5-A3A8-F72EA04950C4
Dr Karen Treisman was honoured and humbled to be awarded an MBE for outstanding services for children and is on the Queens 2020 Honours list.
Dr Treisman has released several new online modules; and is due to release several more (see more information under the online module tab on this website for online events, online modules, and online workshops).
Karen in 2021 released a NEW workbook – Ollie the Octopus for children who have experienced a bereavement, death and loss. And 2 new sets of cards- strengths and self-esteem cards and her trauma, stress, and survival modes cards.
Dr Treisman has a very exciting new book being released in 2023 (details to be released soon) around trauma-informed healthcare- a specific focus on hospitals, clinics, surgeries and health and medical settings. With chapters on medical trauma, traumatised systems, cultural humility within healthcare, the impact of trauma on the body and on our sensory systems, tangible differences which can be made, system changes, staff wellbeing, and much much more. With contributions from 390 patients as well as from practitioners working in midwifery, dentistry, oncology, sexual health, pain, endocrinology, burns, and so so much more.
Dr Treisman was awarded a Winston Churchill Fellowship Travel Award which involved visited several places in the USA to further study whole system and organisational approaches to trauma-informed and trauma-responsive care. https://www.wcmt.org.uk/users/karentreisman2018 The report can be read here. This experience has been turned into the highly popular Jessica Kingsley published books entitled “A Treasure Box for Creating Trauma-Informed Organizations: A Ready-to-Use Resource For Trauma, Adversity, and Culturally Informed, Infused and Responsive Systems” – https://rb.gy/unc5dz– it is over 600 pages long and A4 in size. It is jam packed with treasures such as practical ideas, photographed examples, photocopiable resources, real world examples from contributors from all around the world, amazing new illustrations and infographics, and much more. Brochure about the book found here- LOW RES – A Treasure Box for Creating Trauma-Informed Organizations – Brochure
The trauma informed book organization launch was attended by over 400 people virtually and the 1 hour long recording can be watched here- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQOC0bHhbUE&feature=youtu.be
Dr Treisman was supporting the UK’s oldest and largest children’s charity, Barnardos, to move towards their ambitious of becoming more meaningfully trauma, adversity, and culturally informed, infused, and responsive. This includes through some direct training, support of training, and consultation to various organisational aspects and structures. https://www.barnardos.org.uk/news/barnardos-embarks-charity-wide-training-project-all-staff
Dr Treisman was also awarded twice in a row the 2018 and 2019 Psychology Professional of the Year Award for Excellence in Attachment and Trauma. More recently Karen just was awarded the 2020 Youth Psychology Professional of the Year.
Dr Treisman was a speaker for TEDx– you can watch the talk here- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PTsPdMqVwBg
The therapeutic treasure box by Dr Karen Treisman is currently a number 1 bestseller on Amazon. As is Cleo the Croc the workbook and Binnie the baboon.
You can also follow Dr Karen Treisman on Twitter, or join Safe Hands and Thinking Minds Facebook Group for daily trauma, parenting, and attachment-related news updates.
Future Events (Please see the online tab for public and bookable events- dates and details are listed. Please contact the listed organiser for more details on pricing and logistics. If there is a particular topic you are interested in but is not available please see our training page and online tab on this website for more details.
Due to the pandemic the majority of events moved very successfully to being virtual (ideally need zoom access). So, please see the online training tab and the training and workshop tab on this website for a list of available and forthcoming online public events and pre recorded online modules- There are more coming regularly so please keep checking for updated information.
Some of the strengths and advantages of virtual events is shared here–Some of the advantages and positives of virtual training and events