Communicating with Children and Promoting Resilience - Webinar

Date & Time:

Tuesday 9 February 2021 (09:30 - 12:30)

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Target Group:

Health professionals, children's social  care,  schools and education support services, voluntary sector,  and anyone else who is working directly with children and young people


The aim of this webinar is to share learning from research and clinical practice to inform practice in a range of organisational settings. It includes techniques and practical tools developed to improve communication with children who have been exposed to neglect and abuse, based on a trauma informed approach.  

Learning Objectives:

After having attended this session, participants will have:

1) An improved knowledge and understanding about the importance of developmental considerations in respect of aspects relating to memory, and language in the context of child development.

2) An improved knowledge and understanding about the effect of adverse experiences on children and young people, and what contributes to building resilience

3) Explored tools and techniques for communicating with children and promoting resilience



9.30 .00 Introductions/Aims of the day
9.45 Developmental consideration: Understanding
memory, suggestibility and the consistency of
children recall over time
Language in the context of child development
10.15 The impact of trauma and adverse childhood
10.30 Diversity and difference: race, culture and
language; children with additional needs
11.00 Break
11.15 Considerations, tools and techniques for
communicating with children
12.00 Promoting resilience in children and young
12.30 Close

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Further Information:


Dr Arnon Bentovim and Carla Thomas

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