Community resilience and toxic stress

Audience Public services workforce
Course Level 3
Hours 10

Learning criteria

  • Identify key areas of human development that may be affected by toxic stress
  • Summarise the key difficulties that may affect traumatised people
  • Explain the phases of recovery from toxic stress and trauma
  • Identify key principles in promoting recovery from trauma
  • Reflect on how to encourage and support people with their recovery from toxic stress
  • Describe how community support helps people with their recovery from trauma
  • Explain the importance of being able to act as an advocate on behalf of traumatised people to ensure their needs are met in relation to recovery from trauma

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the impact of unregulated stress on brain function
  • Understand promoting recovery for traumatised people