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Trauma Informed Practice

This course is also available to be facilitated off-site at your work location. To arrange this, please contact

This course is specifically designed for people who work directly with those who have experienced (or are highly likely to have experienced) trauma.

Trauma informed practices can assist in minimising the chances of an inmate/offender being re – traumatised whilst in the care of Corrective Services New South Wales (CSNSW), and by incorporating the trauma informed principles into daily interactions it can assist with the creation of a more rehabilitative environment.

This course is not designed to give people the skills and knowledge to treat trauma, however being trauma informed is about knowing how to identify trauma to better respond and refer appropriately.

This workshop will cover the following;

  • Introduction to Trauma Informed Practice
  • Understanding the nature and impact of trauma
  • Recognition of safety
  • Healing and recovery
  • Responding to disclosure
  • Vicarious trauma
  • Emotional Survival

Prior to attending the face to face component of this training program all participants are required to complete the online learning module via the CSNSW Learner Management System.


Course duration:

Online learning module, totaling approximately 90 mins of learning, which must be completed prior to attending the face to face training component

1 day 

The course is virtual via MS Teams unless indicated near the scheduled course dates on this page.

Target group:

All Corrective Service NSW staff

Training unit:

Operational Community Programs Training Unit 

blendedDCS Staff

Course Start Date

​​​​​​​​All courses will be virtual (MS Teams) unless listed below

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​For CSNSW staff only
Open to non-departmental staffOpen to non-CSNSW staff
Residential component
Regional training
Blended delivery
Nationally Recognised Training​​​​​