Course facilitator: Lucy Aphramor
A one day introductory course for nutrition and counselling professionals and students.
We’ll explore what trauma is, why an understanding of trauma is crucial to any food work, and what this means in practise.
By the end of the course learners will:
- Understand links and differences between trauma and stress
- Be familiar with ways in which trauma is relevant to in 1:1 nutrition consultations
- Be able to identify the impact of trauma on nutrition-sensitive conditions
- Understand physiological, behavioural and relational pathways linking trauma and health
- Know the principles behind working with groups in an inclusive way
- Know how to translate the theory of compassion into practice
- Understand some key principles supporting trauma-informed care
- Know why and how connected eating is trauma-inclusive
- Appreciate the shortcomings of mindful eating theory in light of trauma
- Understand the interlinked roles of social justice, self-worth and self-care for health and body respect
Dietitian Lucy Aphramor developed the concept of kindful eating as part of the Well Now way. She is recognised internationally for her work integrating compassion and social justice into nutrition practise.
£150 (1 days) 9.30am-4.30pm
Early bird £140