Enabling young people with complex needs who sexually harm to engage in intervention: The role of attachment and trauma
Duration: 2 days
Max number of participants: 24
Specifically for those undertaking or supporting direct interventions with young people who sexually harm including YOT workers, social workers, police officers, health professionals, residential social workers, education staff and others in the safeguarding children/public protection network.
Participants are expected to have a good working knowledge of issues relating to work with young people who sexually harm. This will usually mean that participants have completed both foundation and assessment training in this area of work.
- Understand how attachment theory and trauma relate to the development of young people with sexually harmful behaviour, including the neurobiological impact.
- Consider the implications of attachment and trauma on intervention planning.
- Learn a variety of techniques to engage and motivate young people with complex histories.