Professional Development

Trauma Informed Recovery for Social and Emotional Wellbeing: Principles toward Practice

  • Do you want to strengthen your understanding of relational and neuroscientific approaches to working with trauma survivors?
  •  Are you keen to invigorate you knowledge and tools to proactively create safe situations in which people who experience complex interpersonal trauma can further navigate their recovery journey?

 Then this evidence-based, person-centred and recovery-focused workshop is for you…………….!

This workshop takes account of neurobiological understandings and intersubjective values that support practitioners to navigate: ‘here and now’ responses, the development of resilience and self-regulation within safe environments, reducing the risk of traumatisation.

 Learning Outcomes:

  • Gain knowledge and practice on key relational strategies and approaches that foster trust, connection, recovery, and self-determination;
  • Increased understanding through critique of historical approaches, how to work with ‘expressed need’ and how to resist capturing ideas of ‘best interest’ in relation to recovery, truly a person-centered approach that minimises retraumatisation;
  • Validate co-regulation as a central feature for survivors narrating their current experiences more effectively;
  • Experience robust engagement with skills in the performance of everyday work with trauma survivors using contemporary tools and strategies that are evidence-based;
  • Gain knowledge and experience on skill sharing, transparency, and psychoeducation with those seeking support and others offerings support, and
  • Develop strategies for working in the context of families and examine ‘no blame’ approaches in support of system recovery.

Who should attend this workshop?

TEI funded and all other community services


Bradley Foxlewin, MAppSC (Social Ecology), is an independent M.H. Consumer Consultant and inaugural Deputy Commissioner, Mental Health Commission, NSW. Bradley is a trainer, group-worker, researcher, and psychotherapist. He takes a consumer-first position and has an abiding interest in Trauma-Informed  Recovery Practice. Bradley has been a lead trainer over the past 10 years for Blue Knot Foundation and the Mental Health Coordinating Council.

More Information

LEAD, ph (02) 9620 6172 or email

Code: WS2314

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Online Workshop


Tuesday 23 November 2021


9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

More Info



Online Workshop


Online via Zoom


  • Member: $90 + GST
  • Non-Member: $150 + GST

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