Using a multi-tiered trauma-informed approach to increase occupational participation for the children and young people who live and learn with us
Witherslack Group provides education and care across England through its independent schools, care homes and integrated care-and-education learning centres. Our Occupational Therapists work as part of a multi-disciplinary team within settings including Speech and Language Therapists, Creative Therapists and Psychologists. This presentation provide an outline of the impact of trauma on children and young people with descriptions and real-life examples of some of the trauma-informed occupational interventions we offer to support participation.
- Have an understanding of Adverse Childhood Experiences and trauma in contemporary practice
- Understand the potential occupation impact of trauma
- Have an understanding of how trauma-informed occupational interventions can be organised using a multi-tiered model in school settings.
- Understand the impact of working with children and young people with trauma