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The Competence Center of Trauma Pedagogy is working on the development, adaptation, and spreading of modern methods of working with at-risk children in the sphere of social, therapeutic, and psychological rehabilitation.

International cooperation, long-term experience, and the use of modern research in the sphere of Trauma Pedagogy are giving an opportunity to integrate the best and the most efficient forms of work with the children at Sunshine Children’s Center.

One primary task of the Center is the preparation and improvement of professionals working with at-risk children throughout Ukraine—therapists, caregivers, psychologists, foster parents, and patrons.

The Competence Center of Trauma Pedagogy also provides organized seminars and trainings in different parts of Ukraine, and leads supervision meetings for specialists and institutions working with children.

More information about the content of our training courses, coaches and the registration by this link

Main topics of seminars and trainings:

- Basics of Trauma Pedagogy

- Advanced Course in Trauma Pedagogy

- Attachment in the context of trauma

- Special factors of work with at-risk children and teenagers

- Socio-therapeutic diagnosis and the creation of children’s individual help plan

- Pedagogy of Adventure

- Biographic work with children

- Ensuring the participation of children in decision making

- Working with children who have experienced sexual violence

- Specialists in prevention of professional burnout

…and others.


To get more information about innovative European and international approaches to the socio-psychological rehabilitation of children who have experienced trauma, you can attend seminars and trainings, or read a book by Marek Wnuk and Uliana Dolyniak called "Pedagogy of Trauma." To buy this book, call us or write us an email. An electronic version is also available here.