Mon, Apr 12 | Online

Neurodiversity Level 1 (3)

Find out more about developmental trauma and how Children Survivors of Child Abuse have to use strategies and adaptations in order to overcome the limitations that trauma has on their cognitive and emotional development.
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Time & Location

Apr 12, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM

About The Event

New techniques such as Magnetic Resonance and Neuroimage have made it possible to observe the normal live brain functioning. The latest research in brain development in young people is able to explain many of the behaviours and attitudes we encounter in our work, such as peer pressure, rebellion, excessive risk taking.

In this workshop you will learn how the brain develops in adolescence. This is a particularly sensitive period in brain development and it Is necessary to understand the changes in perception, beliefs and behaviours that accompanies this process. We will cover the following topics::

Neurobiology in the adolescent brain

Natural challenges and behaviours in this period: risk taking, oversensitivity to feeling excluded etc

Self-harming, eating disorders and drug taking (developmental trauma)

Anxiety and how to cope with exams stress

New technologies: how do they affect the developing

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SQA centre number 3020185

The Mansfield Traquair Centre

15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB



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