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Self-Care: Detecting and preventing compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma – CBD (CALSCS20200414)

Tuesday April 14, 2020, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

$250 – $330

this workshop has been postponed until further notice

 

Practitioners in the child and family welfare sector are at a higher risk for vicarious trauma, a cumulative process which can creep up, changing our attitudes, worldviews, and ultimately cutting short many promising careers.  Some participants who have completed this workshop discovered they were actually more affected by their clients’ trauma  than they had ever previously realised.

Supporting clients, whether they are adults, adolescents or young children, can be taxing both physically and mentally.  It is understandable that at times workers will feel overburdened by their role assisting vulnerable clients with multiple issues.  Being mindful of this is a necessary step in preventing ‘burnout’.

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn advanced techniques to manage professional boundaries with clients
  • Spot the early signs of vicarious traumatisation
  • Differentiate vicarious trauma from other kinds of stress
  • Learn techniques for managing the impact of constant exposure to trauma, including ways to communicate your needs
  • Understand resistance, resilience and recovery

 

Tea and coffee facilities available and lunch provided.

If you have any queries please contact 9614 1577 or email the training coordinator at training@cfecfw.asn.au.

Please note: Payment is required prior to the training date

Registration: To ensure your spot in this session, please enrol above.

Cancellation policy

  • We will issue a full refund if we cancel the course or reschedule the course.
  • Participants who withdraw more than 15 days before course commencement will receive a full refund.
  • If you cancel less than 14 days prior to the agreed start date, we will be unable to issue a refund.
  • Course and name transfers may be made if vacancies exist.
  • If there are extenuating circumstances for your cancellation, please contact 9614 1577 or email the training coordinator at training@cfecfw.asn.au.

 

Details

Date:
Tuesday April 14, 2020
Time:
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Cost:
$250 – $330
Event Category:
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