Course Summary

A trauma-informed approach in policing and the criminal justice system equips officers and criminal justice professionals with the tools to understand the effect of trauma and to develop trauma-informed responses.

Join Westminster Insight’s one-day online workshop to learn the fundamental components of a trauma-informed approach. Gain insight from practical case studies across policing and the justice system on how to effectively engage with offenders, witnesses and survivors who have been affected by adverse experiences.

This course will provide delegates with a clear understanding of the relationship between adverse experiences and the impact trauma can have on behaviour, exploring how this can influence a person’s interaction with authority.

You will learn how to identify and respond to signs of trauma. Gain insight into how a trauma-informed approach can be successfully applied in practice to improve engagement with witnesses and survivors and reduce re-traumatisation. Develop and implement trauma-informed policies.

Understand how trauma can affect staff and the importance of self-care. Leave the day with the knowledge to develop a trauma-informed approach in your setting.