Applying more than 30 years of service delivery experience, The Nelson Trust provides a range of CPD-accredited training to third sector, statutory, healthcare, and commissioning professionals.

As an award-winning charity specialising in delivering holistic, trauma-informed services to people with multiple and complex challenges, we now provide a range of CPD accredited one-day training courses for statutory, third sector, health care professionals and commissioners.

Training takes place at The Hub Academy in Stroud, Gloucestershire.

We also deliver training directly to your organisation.

Kirsty Tate


Approaches to exiting street-based prostitution

  • The Whole System: An overview of legislation and addressing the stigma of women who sell sex
  • The Whole Situation: Presenting issues and how to provide dynamic support
  • The Whole Self: Exploring the deconstruction of sex worker identity, impact of trauma and stigma, and the skill of engagement
  • Learning Outcomes: How to create a whole system approach to supporting women to exit from street based prostitution

Understanding and working with ACEs and implications for service delivery

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) : A research overview
  • Working with ACEs
  • Reducing practitioner anxiety when working with clients with high ACEs
  • Learning Outcomes: Understanding the impact of ACEs and how to work with clients who have experienced childhood trauma in a service delivery setting

ACEs – How to ask the question

  • Understanding the world of ACEs
  • Understanding disclosure
  • Barriers and facilitators of disclosure
  • Learning outcomes: Understanding interest in routine enquiry. How and when to ask about ACEs. How to support individuals through a disclosure process

Trauma informed approaches

  • Trauma informed care: An overview
  • Trauma informed support structures (policy and procedures)
  • Trauma informed methodology
  • Learning Outcomes: Understand the framework of trauma informed theory and procedures, have a good understanding of how to implement trauma informed working into service delivery

Trauma informed care packages

  • Trauma informed communication
  • Trauma informed interventions
  • The power of trauma informed interventions
  • Learning outcomes: A toolkit for embedding trauma informed interventions and methods into day to day working practice and interventions

Engaging active substance misusers

  • Understanding the potential motivating factors of active substance misusers
  • Short term interventions and facilitating change
  • Development of recovery capital
  • Learning outcomes: An understanding of what creates the landscape for sub-stance misuse, what facilitates change and toolkit for engagement.

Working with people who experience multiple challenges

  • Understanding complexities
  • Tools for engagement
  • Enhancing practitioners resources
  • Learning Outcomes: You will understand the complexities of the challenges clients face from a systemic perspective. You will learn a range of approaches

Book a course / find out more

To find out more, book onto the next course or discuss a bespoke training package for your organisation please contact:

Kirsty Tate
Learning and Development Lead

t: 01453 889738
m: 07584101898

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