Why Trauma-Informed Settings are Essential

The aim of the session is to offer an understanding of the impact caused by Adverse
Childhood Experiences and the resultant impact on pupils’ learning and progress.
• Effects of trauma on life and learning
• What cutting-edge brain science and psychological research can tell us
• The traumatised child: Healing brain, mind and body.
• Relational stress and relational poverty: The long-term impact on the child’s
mind and brain and interventions that work.
The seminar will outline how to develop school practice and capacity to support
mental health, for children and adults in all services and walks of life.

Dr Coral Harper