Teaching Students Who Have Suffered Complex Trauma
Queensland University of Technology
  • Start Date: 15 Jun, 2020
  • 2 weeks
  • Study Content: Videos


Find out what complex trauma is, how it affects children and adolescents, and what can be done to help.

Course Fee: Free
Certificate Cost: See Fees and Eligibility

Course Description

This course is made available through the eLearnAfrica and FutureLearn partnership.

Learn how to support students who have experienced complex trauma


Complex trauma affects the physical, emotional and social development of children and adolescents.


In order to minimise harm, teachers and school leaders need to respond appropriately using trauma-informed practices and policies.


In this course, you’ll get an introduction to what complex trauma is and how it affects young people’s development at school.


You’ll understand the neuroscience behind the behaviours presented by students who have experienced complex trauma.


You’ll learn how to apply trauma-informed strategies and policies that will minimise the risk to students and school staff.


This course is part of our Study with Australia collection, with free upgrades and digital certificates supported by the Australian Trade and Investment Commission until 30 June, 2020. Explore more courses from leading Australian education providers.


This course is designed for teaching staff and education leaders who want to improve their professional practice. It may also be of interest to health and social care workers.


For Australian educators, this course aligns with the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST):
• 1.1, 1.2, 1.5
• 3.3, 3.5
• 4.1, 4.3, 4.4
• 6


Certificate cost may vary. You will be redirected to the host page for cost and payment options.

Queensland University of Technology

QUT is a leading Australian university ranked in the top two per cent of universities worldwide in the 2015-16 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Our courses are in high demand, and our graduates include eight Rhodes Scholars, five of these awarded in the past six years. We are a connected, relevant and collaborative institution that seeks to solve real-world challenges.

As one of Australia’s fastest growing research universities, 100 per cent of our research, at the discipline-specific level, is assessed world standard or above (Australian Government 2015 ERA). QUT Business School is in the top one per cent of business schools worldwide to hold triple accreditation and one of only three providers nationwide to earn Financial Times global rankings in 2015 for its executive education programs.

Our staff are consistently recognised in national teaching awards, with QUT receiving two prestigious program awards and five citations in the 2015 Australian Awards for University Teaching.

With a superb location in subtropical Brisbane, the university attracts more than 47,000 students across three campuses – Gardens Point and Kelvin Grove in Brisbane’s inner city and Caboolture to the north. Some 25 per cent of students are studying at postgraduate level, and 17 per cent of our students come from overseas.

Staff and students work and study in technology-rich, world-class precincts. The national and international award-winning Science and Engineering Centre at Gardens Point is home to The Cube, acclaimed as one of the world’s largest digital interactive learning and display spaces.

 

This institution is available on eLearnAfrica through partnership with FutureLearn.

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