Vicarious Trauma could be defined as the transformation within that occurs in a person because of empathetic engagement with another person’s trauma experiences. Such engagement includes contact with survivors of violence or disaster, witnessing cruelty and loss and of hearing distressing stories, day after day. This networking event looks at the various aspects of work-related trauma exposure and how we can build vicarious resilience, transformation and compassion satisfaction. With facilitation lead by Deirdre McLaughlin
- Independent trainer and consultant in areas including trauma, attachment, resilience and trauma informed practice.
Who Should Attend?
Those most likely to be affected by work related trauma exposure such as:
Clinical Assessors, GP’s, GP Surgery Staff, Pharmacists, Community Carers, NHS staff
Youth Workers, Mental Health & Wellbeing Workers, Support Workers
Volunteers- Helpline/Front Line Charity Workers
Rescue Workers/ Case Workers (homeless/ refugees/addicts/suicide)
and Criminal Justice Workers
Benefits of Attending
Understand common reactions to vicarious trauma.
Engage in activities that can foster resilience and compassion.
Gain a better understanding of vicarious trauma prevention.
Explore and identify trauma informed approaches for organisations.
Develop your trauma toolkit and network with like-minded individuals working towards our common goal of ‘Healing Trauma Together’.
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FREE TO MEMBERS
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