Course description

Working alongside traumatised young people can affects us deeply both negatively and positively.  This module turns the focus on you and your colleagues, organisation or family – what do you need to help you stay stable, strong and empathic?  So that you can continue to provide the sustained support these young people need 

You will have continual access to this course for 12 full months.

All our online courses and APPS are available in bulk, please contact [email protected]


By taking this online course, you will:

  • Be able to describe the key features of vicarious trauma, including indicative symptoms, and vicarious resilience

  • Explore personal experience of vicarious trauma, and identify potential sources of support and recovery

  • Explore what enables and sustains resilience, and identify potential sources of replenishment

  • Recognise, honour and appreciate how hope can return


  • Andrea Perry

    Andrea Perry

    Andrea Perry is an integrative psychotherapist, consultant and trainer specialising in attachment, loss and trauma, a former Chair of the British Association of Dramatherapists and Chair of Conference at the Centre for Child Mental Health. She has written three books on procrastination and claustrophobia, and edited many titles on attachment especially within the schools context. She has worked for the International Family Tracing Service of the British Red Cross, and is also involved with RefugeeTales (Gatwick Detainee Welfare Group) and other services for asylum seekers and refugees.

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