This course introduces educators to the knowledge and skills required to facilitate teaching and learning for students with behavioural and learning difficulties often associated with disrupted attachment and trauma
What does this course cover?
There are four parts to this course:
- Understanding the impact of disrupted attachment and trauma on learning
- Impact of traumatic experiences on the brain
- The four types of attachment
- 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
Who is this course for?
We’ve designed this course for teachers, visiting teachers and allied health officers who are responsible for assessing and supporting students with disabilities and learning difficulties.
How is this course delivered?
The course is delivered online. Participants are also required to attend three 75-minute face-to-face sessions in person or virtually, usually conducted after school.
How long does it take to complete the course?
It typically takes about 20 hours to complete the online component of this course. Participants are expected to complete the course in their own time over 10 weeks.
How much does it cost?
This course has been heavily subsidised as part of our ongoing commitment to building capability in schools. There is a $33 (incl. GST) course registration fee for all participants. Whole schools registering to do the course will be charged a one-day CRT rate.