This course is for teachers, but could also be useful for parents to know about.
Congratulations to Yarra Me School for putting this course together.

Would you like practical strategies for responding to students with complex behaviours?
Understanding Attachment and Trauma is an online learning course that enables teachers to undertake professional learning focussing on the understanding, assessment and classroom support of students with disrupted attachment and trauma.
The course is held over approximately ten weeks, providing access to all learning materials online and is designed as ‘blended learning’ with short three face-to-face sessions being run via WebEx.
The course has four main elements:

  • Understanding
  • Assessment for learning;
  • Strategies; and
  • Case studies.

Course Overview

  • Understanding the impact of Attachment and Trauma on learning
  • Impact of trauma experiences on the brain
  • Overview including origins: 4 types of attachment styles
  • Characteristics of attachment disorder
  • Assessment of attachment disorders
  • Related difficulties, including ASD
  • Practical strategies
  • The school as a secure base
  • Strategies for working with each type of attachment style
  • Case studies
  • Resources
  • Glossary

The course is designed for teachers, visiting teachers and allied health officers. This course meets Australian Professional Standards for Teachers: 1.1-1.6, 2.3, 3.1-3.7, 4.1- 4.4, 5.1, 5.4, 6.3 & 7.3

When: register for term 2 dates on our website

Where: Yarra Me School Highview Road, Preston

Time: 4:00pm – 4:45pm

Register online: Cost: $20 – We have places available in our WebEx sessions starting tomorrow and Thursday

Talk to us if you are interested in running this as a whole school PD


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