Trauma Skilled Practice – Leaders and Managers

Who is it for? 

This training is for staff who are in leadership or managerial roles and who support frontline workers who may be working with people affected by trauma.  The training has been designed in line with the NES Transforming Psychological Trauma Framework at Level 2 ‘Trauma Skilled Practice’ with a focus on the additional knowledge and skills points for Managers.  

What will you learn? 

This course looks at ways to support staff to take a trauma-informed approach and considers ways to create a trauma-informed culture within teams and organisations.  


Day 1 covers:  

Day 2 covers:  

The effects of trauma  

Trauma informed principles  

Trauma informed culture  

Organisational Window of Tolerance  

Wellbeing and models to support  

Support and supervision  

Organisational approaches  

Barriers to implementation  


Drivers for change  

How is it delivered? 

The course is delivered over 2 full-day sessions (10am – 4.30pm) face-to-face or over 3 half-day sessions (typically 9.30-1.30pm) online.   

All sessions involve a mix of content, discussion and interactive activities to cater to different learning styles.    

Where is the course held? 

We deliver our open courses from our training venues located in Edinburgh, Fife, or Falkirk.  

If you would like to arrange a group booking, we can arrange delivery at a venue most suitable for you. LinkLiving Skills Academy can also deliver across Scotland. If you would like to arrange training at a venue most suitable for you please contact us on 01324 466 860 or  if you would like to discuss in more detail.    

What is the cost? 

£180 per person.  Minimum of 6 participants  

*Additional costs for travel and accommodation may apply, depending on location.  Please contact us for more information or to discuss.    

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