Care Agency CPD Training 

Our online Childhood Trauma and Attachment Training is designed to introduce carers to important childhood trauma theory. Each session looks at a different important topic that will teach them about the brain, behaviour and development of the children they care for. These modules are designed to support carers in beginning to adopt a trauma-informed approach. This programme is full of ideas, strategies and advice that carers can take away and begin to implement straight away. With a therapeutic approach at its core, this is an essential course for anyone caring for vulnerable children and young people.

Who Is It For?

  • Foster Care Agencies

  • Adoption Agencies

  • Supported Accommodation Service Providers

  • Residential Children Home Service Providers

  • Individuals working with children in care


Course Modules

Learn about childhood trauma and how it impacts a developing brain. Find out what happens when children are stressed or overwhelmed. Why they have meltdowns and what the impact is on their behaviour and internal processing. Most importantly, learn what can you do to help. Underpinned by therapeutic approaches and full of advice and free resources. This session is essential for anyone working with vulnerable children and young people.

Childhood trauma and the brain training

Learn about attachment disorder and how it impacts a child or young person.  Find out how to identify attachment disorder and how it may impact the behaviour and thinking of those you care for. Learn to support them by ensuring you are not triggering attachment style behaviours that remind them of their trauma. Full of practical strategies and advice about what does and doesn’t work in the home and at school.

Attachment Disorder in the context of the home training

Learn about how to develop therapeutic response skills with the children in your care. Find out how to adapt your responses to behavioural incidents and emotional outbursts to focus on connection and care. The lessons in this module will begin to embed a therapeutic approach and help guide everyone working with the children toward an approach that puts mental health and wellbeing first. A very popular session which will change perceptions and offer a lot of ‘ah-ha’ moments. 

Therapeutic response skills training

Learn about the importance of boundaries and consistency when working with vulnerable children. Find out how to approach behavioural incidents whilst still maintaining a therapeutic approach based on connection. With specific approaches and advice for you to begin to implement in your school. This session guides you toward alternative methods to time out and detention whilst still maintaining the boundaries many vulnerable children desperately need.

Connection vs Disconnection When Approaching Behaviour training

What's Included:

Online resources
Digital Certificates

How Is It Delivered?


Online training platform

Purchase Options

Whole Care Agency

Full course 

  • Book your whole agency on to the Childhood Trauma and Attachment Training, Managers, Admin, Foster Carers, Support workers.

  • We will enrol everyone on to the online training platform.

  • Move through the course modules together setting dates internally to ensure completion.

  • Schedule video calls with Shahana Knight to ask questions, discuss real-life examples and bring it all to life.



Full course - £100 inc. VAT


  • Book yourself on to the full therapeutic teaching course, or individual modules directly through our website and get instant access.