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Working Therapeutically with Traumatised Young people: Engaging in helpful relationships

Tuesday 18th November 2014 at NWG Network Headquarters

This full day training will include:

  • The impact of CSE: Understanding Trauma
  • Big 'T' trauma vs Little 't' traumas

Core Understandings about Young People

  • The Adolescent Brain-What's going on in there?
  • Identity
  • Attachment - Why do they keep going back?
  • Risk Taking

Effective Approaches to Practice

  • A Working Relationship - creating the conditions
  • Strategies for Engagement
  • Making Changes

This Seminar is sponsored by

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This event is made possible through the generous support of the following organisations:



Tuesday 18th November 2014

09:30Registration and refreshments
12:30Lunch (provided)

Speakers and Facilitators


Steve Leach

Steve is a Psychotherapist, a lecturer in Higher Education, an approved NHS Clinical Supervisor and a regular speaker at conferences and other events on various issues relating to emotional and behavioural problems, psychotherapy and hypnotherapy.

Alongside his private practice as a therapist, supervisor and trainer Steve spent several years as the clinical lead for a private organization overseeing provision of several Therapeutic Communities under The Royal College of Psychiatrists Community of Communities and continues to work with Children and Young People in Looked After Care where he consistently achieves effective outcomes with C&YP affected by CSE.

He holds a number of qualifications in different therapeutic approaches including Client-Centred, Cognitive Behavioural and EMDR and is a member of several associations including (but not limited to)
The British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies
National Council of Psychotherapists (Accredited)
EMDR UK & Ireland

Steve has almost twenty years experience facilitating change in others through training, consultancy and therapy and therefore brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his teaching and practice.

His dedication to the helping profession, students and clients is evident in his approach; his utilisation of humour and first- hand experience as a practitioner makes learning easy and the application of interventions make sense.


NWG Network Headquarters

Suite 18, Parker House , Mansfield Road , Derby , DE21 4SZ

Free on street parking adjacent to Parker House. Derby Train Station 2 miles away.