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August 2019

Managing Vicarious Trauma

August 21
The Cherry Shed, 243 Gilbert St
Latrobe, TASMANIA 7307 Australia
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$275

This new one-day workshop is for any staff who may be affected by the client’s accounts of distressing experiences to which they have been exposed or be affected by witnessing the impact on clients of these experiences. This could include staff working with the homeless, women and children escaping domestic violence; individuals with a psychiatric disorder and those who have been subject to torture. The training covers: what is vicarious trauma; how and why it occurs; its possible effects and;…

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Assessing for Parenting Capacity

August 22
The Cherry Shed, 243 Gilbert St
Latrobe, TASMANIA 7307 Australia
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$275

his workshop is for anyone who works with children, young people and their families whose role it is to assess the capacity of the parent or parents to care for their child and use this assessment to plan an effective intervention, where needed, to improve the parenting that the child or young person receives. The training will cover: the dimensions of parenting capacity; different sources of information that may be used to assess for parenting capacity and how to integrate…

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October 2019

Vicarious Trauma: Could it happen to you?

October 18 - October 19
Blacktown RSL, Second Avenue
Blacktown, NSW 2148 Australia
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$275

In this one day workshop the following areas of Vicarious Trauma will be covered: What is Vicarious trauma and is it different to burn out and compassion fatigue? How do I know if I am suffering from Vicarious trauma? What do I need to do if I feel that I am suffering from Vicarious Trauma? What methods can I use in my workplace to help me to not suffer from Vicarious Trauma? Process what has been covered in the workshop…

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November 2019

Young people and group work

November 5 - November 7
Tuggeranong Community & Function Centre, 245 Cowlishaw Street
Greenway, ACT 2900 Australia
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$550

Fast, challenging and fun... Young people are super-physical, super-influenced by their emotions, and respond super-impulsively to what’s going on around them. So with all this in mind this workshop will take you through a process that looks at how to harness all this for the good of a group. We will look at the skills, ways of thinking and practical strategies needed to run/facilitate groups with teenagers who at times can be challenging and difficult. We will look at the…

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Managing Vicarious Trauma in Groupwork

November 8 - November 9
Blacktown RSL, Second Avenue
Blacktown, NSW 2148 Australia
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$275

Following on from “Vicarious Trauma: Could it happen to you?“ this workshop focuses on the group process and dynamics involved when the group facilitator, the clients, or both, have been impacted by vicarious trauma. In this one-day workshop the following areas will be covered: As a group leader, how do you effectively facilitate a group where participants are suffering from VT? How do group leaders who have personally experienced VT effectively facilitate a group? Is our personal experience a hindrance…

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