Events and News

News:

Dr Karen Treisman’s new book (Due to be released in 2017 and published by Jessica Kingsley) is now ready to pre-order 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):

 

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.

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

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.

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 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.

 

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

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…