Enhance your trauma awareness and develop the skills to work effectively with people who have experienced trauma. Gain foundation skills to work safely with clients and assess and improve organisational processes to support the best outcomes.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Provide trauma informed care
Work with people who are distressed and provide appropriate support
Establish and support therapeutic relationships
Recognise and respond to work-related stress
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A pathway to further study
Credit toward a full qualification
Specialist skills to better support clients
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
The ability to work with people in difficult situations and circumstances
Empathy, patience and the capacity to empower others
Good organisational skills and the ability to multitask and respond well to rapid change
This qualification contains content, concepts and scenarios that may be distressing. Please consider your personal resilience and any potential emotional triggers when participating in this qualification and in any future employment in this field. Be supported while you study with TAFE NSW's free counselling service, which is available to current and future students.
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: Mental health support worker, Community rehabilitation worker, Recovery support worker and Peer worker
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Statement of Attainment in Work Effectively in Trauma Informed Care does not have any pre-requisite courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
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TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
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