Trauma Informed Assessment with Children & Adolescents

  • Certification: IICP will issue a CPD Certificate of Attendance. CPD: 6 hours

  • QQI: N/A

  • Cost: €95.00 (15% Discount for IICP Students/ Alumni and VCS Counsellors)

    • NOTE: Summer Series Special Offer – Book any two workshops and get a third free (cannot be used in conjunction with alumni discount)
  • Date: Saturday 13th August 2022

  • Time: 9:30am – 4:30pm

  • Delivery: Online via Zoom


This workshop introduces learners to the concept of trauma informed assessment in child and adolescent practice.

Course Content

How do we make assessments more trauma informed? This workshop will be a mix of theoretical and practical inputs, and learners will be encouraged to consider how assessment can be trauma informed.

  • Applying key trauma informed concepts to assessment
  • Making assessment relational, safe, regulating and culturally aware
  • Strength’s language, communication and mindset in assessment, feedback and reports
  • Trauma Informed creative Assessments
  • Tools, assessment, and measures. Including general distress, disorder specific, wellbeing measures, idiographic and satisfaction measures
  • Child centred, engaging and creative assessment


  • Saturday 13th August 2022, 9:30am – 4:30pm

Who Should Apply:

  • This workshop is for mental health practitioners who are working with/interested in learning more about trauma informed assessment with children and adolescents.


  • The college will issue a certificate of attendance to those who take this workshop.
  • CPD: 6 hours


  • €95.00 (15% Discount for IICP Students/ Alumni and VCS Counsellors)
  • This course is part of IICP’s Summer Series and eligible for our 3 for 2 offer so book any two summer series workshops and get a third one free!

    • Note: The discount for IICP Students / Alumni and VCS Counsellors cannot be used in conjunction with the 3 for 2 offer.


  • This workshop will take place online, using a software called Zoom. Participants will be sent a link to join the online platform before the course commences

Getting Started

Applications to this course are done online using the link below. If you have any queries, please contact the office on 01 4664205 or call Triona on 086 0499154.

Simply click the below button to be brought to our online application process. When prompted, please select ‘Summer Series’, then select ‘Trauma Informed Assessment in Child & Adolescent Work [Online] August 2022′ and complete the form.

Online Application Form
Gayle Doyle
Gayle Doyle holds a Master’s Degree in Practice Based Play therapy, a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Care and Education, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy and Play Therapy.

Gayle is a play psychotherapist and the company director of Butterfly Children Ltd. She is accredited with the International Board of Examiners of Certified Play Therapists and the Irish Association of Play Therapy and Psychotherapy. She has worked for the HSE, Barnardos and in private practice as a child and adult psychotherapist.