Norma Howes

Norma Howes has worked as a social worker, child forensic psychologist and sensorimotor psychotherapist. She is involved in training police, social workers, health and education staff on all aspects of childhood trauma and abuse, specialising in assessing/treating victims of sexual trauma and the assessment of male and female perpetrators.

She has a private practice working with adults and children who have experienced significant harm as children and/or as adults. Howes is especially interested in the impact of trauma/abuse/domestic abuse in childhood has on attachment, the survival strategies needed at the time and how these inform consequent relationships and behaviours.

All posts by Norma Howes

Webinar: assessing contact using a trauma model

A trauma model in domestic abuse situations

Using a trauma model to work with victims of child sexual exploitation

This guide offers a detailed look at the psychological impact sexual exploitation can have on children and young people using a trauma model and provides guidance on what to consider when working with these vulnerable children.

A trauma model for planning, assessing and reviewing contact for looked-after children