We believe the best learning happens through interactions with others who have experience and expertise to share. We harness the passion and expertise of experience to create courses, workshops and learning events for professionals, organisations, survivors and the general public. We use creative and collaborative learning techniques to ensure learning is engaging, inspiring and practical.
Our team of qualified trainers have over twenty years experience of providing survivor-led education, training and consultancy. We bring significant experience in education, research, health and social care, children’s rights and voluntary and community sector as service users, practitioners, activists, volunteers, educators and managers. We ensure each course reflects this range of perspectives and is up to date, based on current research, policy and practice. This means you can be confident that our courses and our approach to learning have integrity, are relevant, professional and very high quality.
We can provide bespoke survivor-led training for organisations and professionals on developing and delivering survivor-sensitive and trauma-informed services, combined with mentoring and impact evaluation to ensure learning leads to real changes in practice. We have experience of working with a wide range of sectors including health, education, social care, human rights, justice and voluntary sector, faith-based organisations, sports and community groups.
Our range of popular courses includes Trauma-informed practice, Adult and Child Safeguarding from a survivor perspective, Survivor Engagement in services and projects, Helping without hurting, Abuse – exploding the myths, Research with Trauma Survivors, Counselling Survivors of Abuse, Survivor-led Training and Peer Support. We can run a course for your team or organisation face-to-face or through online learning.
Training for survivors
For survivors we run a unique course on how to set up and facilitate survivor peer support groups based on our enlightened self-help model. We also offer train the trainer courses and support to develop your skills as a lived experience presenter/trainer. We are developing psychoeducation courses to empower survivors with the latest knowledge about the impact of trauma on your nervous system and the different approaches to healing.
Presentations and events
We can provide experienced and engaging survivor speakers, presenters and panel members for your conference, event, podcast.
We offer quality assured group and e-learning courses for professionals and survivors through our learning centre We Learn We Change, a UK Registered Learning Provider no.10028657.
Consultancy and mentoring
We are passionate about supporting survivor involvement in practice, learning, research and policy. We can support you with consultancy, mentoring, service evaluation and impact assessment.