We are delighted to announce that we will be hosting an event for professionals in the lead up to Parenting Week with Clinical Psychologist Dr. Karen Treisman!

The event will look at the Impact of Relational Trauma and will take place on the morning of Wednesday 17th October 2018 in Girdwood Community Centre, Belfast

This event is suited to any professional working in a family support environment (e.g. Social Workers, Health Visitors, Paediatric Nurses, Counsellors, Family Support Workers, Teachers, Childcare Workers, etc) or those who are interested in relationship based trauma informed practice.

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About the event

Parenting NI is delighted to present Dr Karen Treisman in this unique event for professionals leading into the annual Parenting Week. The event will explore:

  • Why is the parent / child relationship so important?
  • What is meant by relational & developmental trauma?
  • Provide rational & framework for relationship-based trauma-informed practice
  • Understand the impact of domestic violence and physical abuse

Event agenda

9 am – 9:30 am : Registration & Tea/Coffee

9:30 am sharp – 11 am : Dr Karen Treisman

11 am – 11:30 am : Comfort break and refreshments

11:30 am – 12:30 pm: Dr Karen Treisman

12:30 pm – 1 pm: Questions and close

About Dr. Karen Treisman

Dr Karen Treisman is a Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist who has worked in the NHS and Children’s Services for several years. Karen has also work cross-culturally in both Africa and Asia with groups ranging from former child soldiers to survivors of the Rwandan Genocide.

Karen has extensive experience in the areas of trauma, parenting, and attachment, and works clinically using a range of therapeutic approaches with families, systems, and children in or on the edge of care, unaccompanied asylum-seeking young people, and adopted children.

In addition to holding a doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Karen has undergone a range of specialist trainings including in EDMR, Narrative Therapy, Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy, Sensory Attachment Intervention, and Theraplay.

Read more about Karen on the Safe Hands and Thinking Minds website