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MA Trauma-informed Practice

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    MA Part Time: 2 years, Full Time: 1 year.

Course Description

Awareness of trauma and the impact it has on physical and mental health has increased considerably and affects us all, directly or indirectly. In response to this knowledge, our MA Trauma-Informed Practice gives you a comprehensive understanding of this topic which can be applied in practice to a variety of workplaces and settings, and makes you makes you a confident, critical, creative, adaptable, articulate and aspiring professional.

Awareness of trauma and the impact it has on physical and mental health has increased considerably and affects us all, directly or indirectly. This qualification gives you a comprehensive understanding of this topic which can be applied in practice to a variety of workplaces and settings, and makes you makes you a confident, critical, creative, adaptable, articulate and aspiring professional.

The course takes a strengths based approach that is grounded in an understanding of and responsiveness to the impact of trauma, which emphasises physical, psychological and emotional safety for everyone, and that creates opportunities for survivors to rebuild a sense of control and empowerment.

Content includes early childhood development and how this is impacted by adversity and trauma, ways in which we can mitigate and ameliorate this, and opportunities to apply this knowledge through topical and relevant practice-focused assessments. You focus on a particular aspect of trauma-related practice that will be of value to your own professional development

Entry Requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 at undergraduate degree and experience of working with children, young people and/or adults in a variety of settings. For non-standard entry, if you can demonstrate suitable significant experience and/or further study you may be considered for the programme, and asked to attend an informal interview. A written record of the informal interview will be kept to provide evidence of particular recommendations.

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Student Destinations

You develop a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the subject matter and a range of new skills which will enable you to apply what you have learnt effectively in the workplace. This expertise could lead to greater specialisation and more senior roles with the profession.

Successful completion could lead to Doctorate of Education and PhD study

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