Events, Speaking dates, and News

News:

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 from this trip will be released in December 2018.

Dr Treisman was also awarded the 2018 Psychology Professional of the Year Award for Excellence in Attachment and Trauma.

Dr Treisman was a speaker for TEDx– you can watch the talk here- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PTsPdMqVwBg

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Dr Treisman’s sentence completion and feelings cards– “A Therapeutic Treasure Deck” are now available for purchase. They are 70 brightly coloured illustrated cards and are the perfect direct-working tool. http://amzn.to/2u6Upw0 As are the “Therapeutic treasure deck of grounding, soothing, regulating, and coping cards”; followed by 5 children’s storybooks and accompanying workbooks focused on self-esteem, nightmares, rejecting behaviours, safety, and worries.

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Dr Karen Treisman’s new bestselling book (Published by Jessica Kingsley) can be purchased at http://amzn.to/2nOIPlZ Titled “A Therapeutic Treasure Box for Working with Children and Adolescents with Developmental Trauma: Creative techniques and activities ”. This book is a practical guide to working with relational and developmental trauma and includes creative and expressive activities, photocopiable worksheets, handouts, and reflective exercises.

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 (Not all listed):

September 14th- 7 day Therapeutic social work course on a variety of trauma-informed, direct working skills- details coming soon (Day 4). http://www.adoptionplus.co.uk/training

September 20th- Pause conference- workshop and keynote.

September 24th-27th- Northern Ireland- fostering network- relational and developmental trauma

September 28th- Northern Ireland- MACE conference- Derry- Key note on Trauma-informed organisations

October 1st- Training on self-care and emotional wellbeing for Beech Lodge School.

October 3rd-4th- Relational and developmental trauma- step up to social work

October 9th-11th- Relational and developmental trauma for Eurlyaid in Ukraine. http://conference.eurlyaid.eu/

October 12th- 7 day Course for social workers on a variety of trauma-informed, direct working skills- details coming soon (Day 5). http://www.adoptionplus.co.uk/training

October 15th-16th- Managers training in self-care and trauma in the organisation/ trauma-informed and trauma-responsive organisations- Ireland- Three Steps

October 17th- Dr Treisman is a keynote presenting at the Parenting Northern Ireland conference on relational & developmental trauma.

October 18th- Keynote- Cavan Mental Health Conference.

October 23rd- Supporting adolescents- event in Cambridge.

October 24th- Attachment and trauma in the classroom- Hertfordshire conference.

October 25th- Supporting unaccompanied asylum-seeking, refugee, and trafficked young people- Hounslow

November 7th- Complicated and disfranchised grief and trauma for women who have had multiple children removed- Pause

November 8th- Lambeth children’s services- relational and developmental trauma

November 13th- Hackney- Practice Development Conference.

November 16th- 7 day Course for social workers on a variety of trauma-informed, direct working skills- details coming soon (Day 6). http://www.adoptionplus.co.uk/training

November 19th-24th- A week in North Somerset Local Authority on relational and developmental trauma/ trauma-informed care/ self-care/ creative and expressive strategies.

November 26th- Keynote- Staf National Conference- Trauma & Resilience- Glasgow.

December 3rd-4th- Islington Children’s Services- Relational & Developmental trauma- theory & practice.

December 6th- Robust and thorough assessments for court- Hounslow.

December 7th- 7 day Course for social workers on a variety of trauma-informed, direct working skills- details coming soon (Day 7). http://www.adoptionplus.co.uk/training

December 11th-12th- Bristol-Relational & Developmental trauma- theory & practice.

December 17th, 18th, & 19th- Lincolnshire- Attachment & trauma

No bookings between 21st December- 15th January- Holiday.

January 18th- Trauma-informed organisational change- Adoption Plus

January 23rd- Northampton CSE event- details to be confirmed

January 24th- Unaccompanied asylum-seeking young people- Triborough

January 25th- Relational & developmental trauma- London

January 30th- Lincolnshire- details to be confirmed.

February 1st- Three Steps Conference in Cork.

February 4th-5th- Cork- Relational & developmental trauma; & a therapeutic treasure box for working with trauma.

February 8th- Adoption Plus-8 day Course for social workers on therapeutic social work  http://www.adoptionplus.co.uk/training

February 22nd-23rd- BAAT-Relational & developmental trauma; & a therapeutic treasure box for working with trauma.

March 8th- Adoption Plus-8 day Course for social workers on therapeutic social work  http://www.adoptionplus.co.uk/training

March 11th-12th- Trauma-informed organisations

March 18th- Lambeth- Safeguarding board- Relational & developmental trauma including ACEs

March 21st-22nd- ESTD conference.

April 5th-Adoption Plus-8 day Course for social workers on therapeutic social work  http://www.adoptionplus.co.uk/training

April 15th-18th- Three Steps, Navon, Ireland- Trauma-informed organisations, Relational & developmental trauma.

May 10th-8 day Course for social workers on therapeutic social work  http://www.adoptionplus.co.uk/training

June 7th-8 day Course for social workers on therapeutic social work  http://www.adoptionplus.co.uk/training

June 15th-16th- Event to be confirmed

July 12th-8 day Course for social workers on therapeutic social work  http://www.adoptionplus.co.uk/training

No bookings end of july- early September- Touring Australia and New Zealand with Compass on a speaking engagement & book tour.

October 14th-Three Steps, Navon, Ireland- Trauma-informed organisations, Relational & developmental trauma.

Past Events (from 2015) (Not all listed):

May 12th- Relational and developmental trauma- BAAT- London

May 18th- 7 day Course for social workers on a variety of trauma-informed, direct working skills- details coming soon (Day 1). http://www.adoptionplus.co.uk/training

May 15th-16th- Relational and developmental trauma for a Youth Offending Team

May 18th-7 day therapeutic social work course on a variety of trauma-informed, direct working skills-  (Day 2). http://www.adoptionplus.co.uk/training

May 21st-Relational and developmental trauma for a Youth Offending Team

June 7th-Self-care and regulating activities for kinship carers- grandparents plus

June 8th- Interview with Dr Renee Marks on relational and developmental trauma

June 9th- relational and developmental trauma- BAAT- Northampton

June 14th- Self-care for social workers- navigating the complex work of being within a traumatised organisation

June 15th- 7 day therapeutic social work course  on a variety of trauma-informed, direct working skills- details coming soon (Day 2). http://www.adoptionplus.co.uk/training

June 21st- Bexley- relational and developmental trauma

July 2nd- Virtual school conference- London

July 6th- Triborough virtual school conference- keynote on resilience, and a workshop on emotional regulation.

July 10th- Viva panel-pHD

July 13th- 7 day Therapeutic social work course on a variety of trauma-informed, direct working skills- details coming soon (Day 3). http://www.adoptionplus.co.uk/training

July and August- Away in America on a Winston Churchill Fellowship researching best practice in trauma-informed and trauma-responsive organisations and systems (Philadelphia, New York, Boston, Maryland, Connecticut, Oregon, San Diego, San Francisco, LA) https://www.wcmt.org.uk/users/karentreisman201

March 5th-6th-Parenting Interventions for Frontline social work charity- http://www.thefrontline.org.uk/

March 8th-9th-An introduction to understanding and intervening with relational and developmental trauma within children’s services- Islington (Part 9)

March 12th-13th- An introduction to understanding and intervening with relational and developmental trauma within children’s services- Islington

March 15th- 16th- Trauma in an organisation- self-care and caring for the carer- Details coming soon. http://www.adoptionplus.co.uk/training

March 19th- Unaccompanied asylum-seeking young people for post 16 and leaving care services- Triborough.

March 20th-22nd- Northern Ireland- Nurse conference and CAMHS event.

March 25th- April 13th- Away on holiday- no bookings.

April 19th- Relational and developmental trauma- Somerset

April 20th- Self-care and caring for the carer- trauma in the organisation- Somerset

April 23rd- 25th- Relational and developmental trauma/ creative approaches to developmental trauma/ Moving towards being a trauma-informed system- Ireland- Three Steps

May 10th- Self-care and regulating activities for kinship carers- grandparents plus

9th-10th-Parenting Interventions for Frontline social work charity- http://www.thefrontline.org.uk/

January 11th-12th-An introduction to understanding and intervening with relational and developmental trauma within children’s services- Islington (Part 7)

January 16th- Online event about using creative resources in the context of developmental trauma- https://www.onlinevents.co.uk/tag/karen-treisman/

January 17th-18th-Parenting Interventions for Frontline social work charity- http://www.thefrontline.org.uk/

January 22nd- 23rd-Parenting Interventions for Frontline social work charity- http://www.thefrontline.org.uk/

January 29th- 30th-Parenting Interventions for Frontline social work charity- http://www.thefrontline.org.uk/

February 3rd- Creative activities for foster carers- creating enriching quality time- Triborough

February 5th-6th-Parenting Interventions for Frontline social work charity- http://www.thefrontline.org.uk/

February 13th-14th- Parenting Interventions for Frontline social work charity- http://www.thefrontline.org.uk/

February 15th-16th-An introduction to understanding and intervening with relational and developmental trauma within children’s services-  Islington (Part 8)

February 20th-22nd- Northern Ireland- Developmental and relational trauma

February 22nd-23rd- Parenting Interventions for Frontline social work charity- http://www.thefrontline.org.uk/

February 27th-28th- Parenting Interventions for Frontline social work charity- http://www.thefrontline.org.uk/

November 6th-7th- Parenting Interventions for Frontline social work charity- http://www.thefrontline.org.uk/

November 8th- Northern Ireland Fostering Network Key note- https://www.thefosteringnetwork.org.uk/

November 12th- Private event- Reflecting on parenting in the context of mental health difficulties.

November 13th- Private event-Reflecting on parenting in the context of domestic violence.

November 15th-16th-Parenting Interventions for Frontline social work charity- http://www.thefrontline.org.uk/

November 17th-An introduction to understanding and intervening with relational and developmental trauma within children’s services- Islington (Part 5)

November 22nd- 24th-An introduction to understanding and intervening with relational and developmental trauma within children’s services- Islington (Part 6)

December- Away travelling- no bookings:)

January 4th-5th-Parenting Interventions for Frontline social work charity- http://www.thefrontline.org.uk/

July 24th- August 10th (Varying days)- Training at the summer institute for frontline social work programme on topics around relational and developmental trauma, child development, and parenting in the context of mental health/ domestic violence/ substance use/ learning disabilities/ trauma.

September 7th- Training for foster carers on fostering unaccompanied asylum-seeking young people for the North London Consortium.

September 13th-14th-An introduction to understanding and intervening with relational and developmental trauma within children’s services-  Islington (first of a whole series)

September 20th- GrandparentsPlus event on strengths-based, hope, and resilience approaches in Middlesborough.

September 22nd- Trauma and attachment in the classroom for a London-based school.

September 27th- 28th-September 13th-14th- An introduction to understanding and intervening with relational and developmental trauma within children’s services- Islington (Part 2)

October 3rd- Masterclass on attachment and trauma in the classroom in Glasgow- more details to follow. http://www.medicacpd.com/reservation/

October 4th- Keynote at children under pressure conference on understanding and supporting children with anxiety. http://www.medicacpd.com/reservation/

October 6th- Masterclass with myself and the wonderful Jane Evans- A day on understanding the impact of trauma; and practical ways to support children- in London- open to the public- http://www.thejaneevans.com/training-events/

October 9th- PAC-UK- The impact of relational and Developmental Trauma on children’s bodies, brains, emotions, behaviours, and emotions. For adoptive parents and adoption professionals.

October 11th-12th-An introduction to understanding and intervening with relational and developmental trauma within children’s services- Islington (Part 3)

October 16th- 17th- Relational and developmental trauma/ practical applications for supporting young people who have experienced trauma- Navon, Ireland- http://www.threesteps.ie/

October 18th-19th- Relational and developmental trauma; and the impact of working with trauma on workers- self-care- http://www.brothersofcharity.ie/

October 21st- British Association of Art Therapists- Derby- The impact of relational and Developmental Trauma on children’s bodies, brains, emotions, behaviours, and emotions. Theory and practical strategies.

November 1st-2nd-An introduction to understanding and intervening with relational and developmental trauma within children’s services-  (Part 4)

November 3rd- Private event- supporting unaccompanied asylum-seeking young people.

July 4th- Twilight session for a London-based school on trauma-informed schools.

July 11th- The impact of trauma on children in care for nurses.

April 27th- Grandparents Plus masterclass for kinship carers- York- The impact of relational and Developmental Trauma on children’s bodies, brains, emotions, behaviours, and emotions.

May 3rd-4th- Training for frontline.

May 11th- London local authority- Sensory and body-based interventions for children who have experienced relational and developmental trauma.

May 15th- British Psychological Society- The experiences and psychological needs of unaccompanied asylum-seeking, trafficked, and refugee young people.

May 16th- Professional Tree of Life workshop/ team away day for residential workers.

May 18th-Grandparents Plus masterclass for kinship carers- Leeds- The impact of relational and Developmental Trauma on children’s bodies, brains, emotions, behaviours, and emotions.

May 25th- The experiences and psychological needs of unaccompanied asylum-seeking, trafficked, and refugee young people for foster carers (FCA)

May 26th- Sensory and Body based interventions for relational and developmental trauma (Closed event for a local authority)

May 29th- June 4th- A whole week long training programme for three steps residential services in Navon, Ireland. This includes sessions on relational and developmental trauma, the impact of working with trauma, the impact of trauma on the organisation, and creative strategies of working with trauma.

June 6th-7th- Training for front line.

June 8th- Pause- London- Disenfranchised grief and loss in birth mothers who have had their children removed.

June 15th- Pause- Location TBC-Disenfranchised grief and loss in birth mothers who have had their children removed.

June 21st-The experiences and psychological needs of unaccompanied asylum-seeking, trafficked, and refugee young people for foster carers (FCA)

June 22nd- London Virtual school and designated teachers-The experiences and psychological needs of unaccompanied asylum-seeking, trafficked, and refugee young people

June 26th- Coventry local authority- The impact of relational and Developmental Trauma on children’s bodies, brains, emotions, behaviours, and emotions.

June 29th-Grandparents Plus masterclass for kinship carers- Liverpool- The impact of relational and Developmental Trauma on children’s bodies, brains, emotions, behaviours, and emotions.

 

February 15th-17th- Training for Three Steps in Ireland- the impact of trauma on organisations, creating trauma-informed environments, caring for the team around the worker.

February 21st-The impact of relational and Developmental Trauma on children’s bodies, brains, emotions, behaviours, and emotions/ Direct working tools- Art Rooms Project Oxford.

March 14th- Brighton and Hove conference- Relationship-based Practice- Key note on “The impact of relational and Developmental Trauma on children’s bodies, brains, emotions, behaviours, and emotions”; and afternoon workshop on “Strengths-based, hope, and resiliency practice”.

March 16th- Grandparents Plus masterclass for kinship carers- Bedford- The impact of relational and Developmental Trauma on children’s bodies, brains, emotions, behaviours, and emotions.

April 9th- Self-care and stress management for social workers (2 local authorities).

April 13th-14th- London Local Authority- Impact of parental mental health and unresolved trauma on children/ parenting.

April 20th- Glasgow- Unaccompanied asylum-seeking young people- http://bit.ly/2lP1fFI

April 21st- Glasgow- Understanding attachment and supporting positive relationships conference- speaking on “Reflecting on the benefits and some of the principles of being a trauma-informed and attachment aware school”

30th- Online Children and Young People conference with Online Events- Session on unaccompanied asylum-seeking young people- a wider lens on trauma.

February 7th- Fostering Network- Unaccompanied asylum-seeking young people within educational settings.

September 8th 2016- Podcast- The trauma therapist project with Guy Macpherson

September 29th 2016- Key Speaker and workshop facilitator at the Hertfordshire Foster carer conference- “Practical ways of supporting children to identify, label, and regulate a range of emotions”, and “Building, celebrating, and noticing children’s strengths- hope-based and resilience practice”.

October 3rd-4th 2016 (Closed event)- Psychological needs and experiences of unaccompanied asylum-seeking, trafficked, and refugee young people.

October 12th- Official release date of “Working with relational and developmental trauma in children and adolescents” by Dr Karen Treisman.

October 17th- (Closed event)- The impact of relational and developmental trauma on children and adolescents.

November 7th- (Closed event)- Therapeutic life story work.

November 21st (Closed event)- Brain development and trauma.

November 28th- (Closed event)- Attachment and trauma in the classroom- theory and practical ideas.

January 19th- Young Minds- Beyond Adversity- Trauma-informed schools

January 23rd (Public event)- Psychological needs and experiences of unaccompanied asylum-seeking, trafficked, and refugee young people- Joint venture between Healthcare conferences and Safe Hands Thinking Minds (http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/psychological-needs-of-unaccompanied-asylum-seeking-and-refugee-young-people)

January 25th- Grandparents Plus masterclass for kinship carers- Teeside- The impact of relational and Developmental Trauma on children’s bodies, brains, emotions, behaviours, and emotions

Online events- Interview about Dr Treisman’s work and book

International Foster Care Organisation (IFCO) Conference- Presented 2 workshops (Psychological needs and experiences of unaccompanied asylum-seeking, trafficked, and refugee young people) and (Building, celebrating, and noticing children’s strengths- hope-based and resilience practice).

Grandparents Plus- Two masterclasses in Essex and then in Leicester- “Understanding your kinship child- the impact of relational and developmental trauma on children”, and “Building, celebrating, and noticing children’s strengths- hope-based and resilience practice”.

Fostering Network- London-based masterclasses on “Attachment and trauma in the classroom”, “Unaccompanied asylum-seeking young people”, “Building strengths and resilience”, and “Finding ways go get to know your foster child”.

Fostering Network Conference- “Building, celebrating, and noticing children’s strengths- hope-based and resilience practice”.

Off the record, Compass, Croydon- Therapeutic interventions for working clinically with unaccompanied asylum-seeking, trafficked, and refugee young people”.

PAC-UK- “Building, celebrating, and noticing children’s strengths- hope-based and resilience practice”.

17 different events and workshops for 17 geographically diverse local authorities including: “The impact of relational and developmental trauma on children and adolescents”, “Thinking psychologically about unaccompanied asylum-seeking young people”, “A school-wide attachment and trauma approach”, “Attachment and trauma in the classroom”, “The relationship between attachment and trauma and youth offending and gang behaviour”, “Trauma and brain development”, “Carrying out robust and thorough parenting capacity assessments”, “Therapeutic life story work” and more…