Activity: Shifting to Trauma-Informed Language

The aim of this activity is to examine 9 insensitive terms used to describe women living with the effects of trauma.

Materials

Activity overview

This activity will allow participants to examine 9 insensitive terms used to describe women living with the effects of trauma.

Participants will uncover the possible beliefs behind the terminology. With new trauma sensitive insights, they will then change these terms into a language that reflects a new understanding of traumatic experience.

Activity instructions

See the worksheet to complete the full exercise.

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Modified: 2015-09-09
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