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Event Information

This conference was held on the 12th December 2023 and bookings have now closed. 

Click here to book Meeting the Trauma Needs in Secure Care: Optimising therapeutic outcomes online conference on 19th March 2024

Post Conference Update

On Tuesday 12th December 2023 we were delighted to welcome over 140 professionals who joined us for the 2nd International Trauma & Neurodiverse Populations Conference, co-hosted with RADiANT. 

It was a great day with thought provoking and insightful presentations 

  • Annemieke Hoogstad: Assessment & Treatment of PTSD in People with Severe or Moderate ID
  • Dr Carmel Digman: Listening and Responding
  • Emma Longfellow: Using The Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics to Reduce Restrictive Practice
  • Jennifer Clegg: Helping Distressed People With Intellectual Disability to Manage Their Chaotic Emotions
  • Dr. Paddy McNally: Implementing Trauma Informed Care in Practice 
  • Birgit Mayer: Narrative Exposure Therapy (NET) in People with Intellectual Disability or Severe Chronic Mental Disorders - Results of a Study
  • Marten Hammarlund: Disregarded Ghosts of Contested Nurseries: Experiences of Interpersonal Trauma Among Parents with Intellectual Disability
  • Amanda J. Rich: Trauma-Informed Leadership in Intellectual and Developmental Disability Services

Conference Feedback

The feedback from our delegates was also truly inspiring with 100% surveyed reporting that they would change their work based practice as a result of attending the conference, and that they had learnt something new!

Here are just a few of the wonderful comments we received...


"An inspiring day. I have learned so much. Thank you" "Thank you for a range of interesting and informative presentations" "this has been a brilliant day, Thank you so much" " Amazing day! Thank you" "Thank you to all the speakers for an informative and inspiring day" " Excellent conference, thank you so much"


Who was this event of interest to?

This event was attended by people from a range of professions who engage in direct clinical practice in the area of trauma care. This includes psychologists, psychiatrists, mental health / learning disability nurses and professionals working in prison settings. Our conferences are also attended by people involved in policy, and the development, provision and leadership of services.