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Coastal Child and Adult Therapeutic Services

Training & Events

Another CCATS training Success!

Vicarious Trauma Workshop: Supporting practitioners who work with traumatised clients

On November 19th Coastal Child and Adult Therapeutic Services hosted a workshop event: Vicarious Trauma: Supporting Practitioners who work with traumatised clients.

The one day workshop is designed for practitioners who work with people who have experienced trauma, or for anyone who has an interest in this area. Feedback from Sam’s workshop was very positive: “informative & interactive”, “CCATS trainer, helpful input”, “very knowledgeable & engaging”, “very diverse, easy to stay focused”, “well presented”, “pleasant & approachable”, “very knowledgeable and engaging”.

The workshop was delivered by Sam Keeley, a Forensic Psychologist in Training based at CCATS. Sam works with child, adolescent and adult clients in community services, providing therapeutic intervention and assessment. He also provides consultancy and support services for the residential care sector. He has experience delivering training in this and other areas. He is also an EMDR practitioner.


CCATS training success!

Understanding & Managing Trauma: Building Resilience

On September 19th CCATS hosted a one-day training workshop on understanding and managing trauma: building resilience. The event was designed for practitioners who work with children and adolescents, or for anyone with an interest in the area. The workshop was delivered by Kimberley McNeill, a Forensic Psychologist in Training based at CCATS. Kimberley works with child, adolescent and adult clients in forensic and community services, providing therapeutic intervention and collaborative assessments. She has experience delivering training in this area. She has also published in the area of trauma and is a trained EMDR practitioner.

Feedback from the workshop was excellent: “it surpassed my expectations”, “superb in every aspect”, “absolutely out of this world”, “huge insight into trauma”, “excellent training, very useful”.

Kimberley herself received some great feedback: “brilliantly present”, “enthusiastic and relatable”, “your style and training delivery is off the scale”.


For further details on the range of topics covered by CCATS training courses, see Training for professionals.

If you require any assistance with your training requirements, please contact us at training@ccats.org.uk