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Working with Survivors: Practitioner Self Care

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Event Information
When: September 3, 2015 @ 9:30 am
Time: 9:30 am — 4:30 pm
Where: Foundation House
4 Gardiner Street
Brunswick  3056  Google Map
Event Website: Click Here

This one-day course provides professionals with the opportunity to increase their understanding of the impact of their work and ways to sustain themselves. The course will acknowledge contextual factors impacting on worker well-being. Content includes:

  • Models and definitions of stress
  • Core concepts, including burnout, vicarious traumatisation, and resilience
  • Identification of key stressors potentially impacting on wellbeing
  • Practical strategies and approaches for managing stress, including development

of a self-care plan Suitable for: professionals who work in a range or roles with people from a refugee or asylum seeking background, including case workers, health professionals, counsellors, and teachers.