Early Life Trauma – Imprints on the Brain & Relationships

Trauma-Informed Training Regarding Early Life Trauma

Early Life Trauma – Imprints on the Brain & Relationships

What you’ll learn

  • Learn the many brainstates, and how the brain develops.
  • Learn Attachment Styles.
  • Learn about the patterns of stress and how they impact behaviour.
  • Learn how experience impacts memory.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 1 lecture • 3min.
  • Module 1: Brain Development –> 5 lectures • 31min.
  • Module 2: Attachment and Intimacy –> 4 lectures • 37min.
  • Module 3: Stress and Reward –> 4 lectures • 30min.
  • Module 4: Experiences –> 4 lectures • 28min.

Early Life Trauma - Imprints on the Brain & Relationships


Early Life Trauma – Imprints on the Brain & Relationships


About This Course:

There is a growing need for a deeper understanding of the effects of trauma on the developing brain and how practical strategies can be implemented into every day life to help children and families thrive rather than just survive.

Have You Ever Wondered?

  • How do experiences impact and shape the brain?
  • Why is relationship so hard with a child who has experienced developmental trauma?
  • What does the stress response system have to do with anything?

You are NOT the Only One

This course examines how early life trauma impacts brain development and the ability to form healthy connections.

Course Overview:
There are 4 Total Modules in this course.

Module 1: Brain Development (The importance of brain development and the role adverse experiences play.)

Module 2: Attachment & Intimacy (How attachment styles are formed and role relational adversities have on brain states and form a barrier.)

Module 3: Stress & Reward (How patterns of stress and how impact behaviour and the brain’s adaptive responses.)

Module 4: Experiences (The impact of experience on memory and how memory and repetition can scaffold learning.)

About Us:

Karina Schreurs (Trauma Consultant) has a background in Therapy in Education and has post-graduate study in      Neuroscience. She is passionate about empowering educators with practical strategies to see stress reduced in classrooms.

Dr. Dedré Nel (Trauma Consultant) is a qualified Social Worker with post-grad training in Play Therapy and the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics. She is passionate about empowering Tamariki, Whanau and Professionals to succeed.

Trauma is COMPLEX We’ll give you the skills and strategies you need to help your child THRIVE.
Trauma Responsive Education Aotearoa TREA

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