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The Impact of Trauma on Brain and Early Child Development

October 23, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

| $290

How trauma in childhood interrupts and moulds brain function

This workshop will explore how trauma in infancy and early childhood shapes the brain, learning and behaviour and fuels changes that can last a lifetime. Participants will review the impact of working with traumatized children and the systems in which they operate. Practitioners will also benefit from reviewing strategies for interventions with families. The workshop will be practically orientated and presented in an experiential format.

Learning Outcomes
Explore the impact of early childhood attachment experiences on brain development
Review the types of trauma affecting children
Understand normal brain development and function throughout childhood
Learn how trauma and toxic stress in childhood interrupts and moulds brain function
Practice practical strategies for clinical interventions with both children and their parents

Karen Morris is a Counsellor, Supervisor and Trainer with over 30 years’ experience in clinical and operational management. She has served as a CEO in the not-for-profit sector and developed a range of evidence-based programs and services including work with disadvantaged and disenfranchised clients. Karen’s passion is clinical work, and has developed cutting edge programs and resources for both adults and children. Her key areas of expertise and interest are relationship counselling, supervision, working with children and management coaching. Karen currently holds the position of Principal Practitioner at FMC Mediation and Counselling, and is also a Director at People Potential Group, a private consultancy providing services in Clinical Supervision, Staff Coaching, and Professional Development.

Event Details
Event Name: The Impact of Trauma on Brain and Early Child Development
Event Start: October 23, 2017 @ 9:00 am
Event End: October 23, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Event Venue: FMC Training, Moorabbin
Event Address: Level 4, 1001 Nepean Highway
Event Organiser
Organiser: FMC Training (a division of FMC Mediation and Counselling)
Phone: 03 9556 5357
Email: training@mediation.com.au