Trauma-related training for general practice staff

Wednesday 9 June 2021, 5.30pm - 7.30pm

This training will help you to better support community members affected by the recent 2019-20 bushfires. Supporting individuals after a disaster is a 2-hour workshop tailored to the needs of staff who work in general practice and other community healthcare settings.

You will learn principles of Trauma-informed Care (TIC) — an evidence-informed approach to interacting with individuals and communities who have experienced a potentially traumatic event such as a bushfire. These principles help to create an environment in which your work with a trauma-impacted person allows for their recovery from trauma, as well as supporting your own wellbeing.

This training is not about changing your current role at your practice or organisation, but rather about adapting your work to incorporate trauma-informed principles, so that you can more effectively help people impacted by the bushfires. Workshop content

You will learn about and practise key aspects of TIC, including:

  • understanding the impacts of trauma
  • how to safely talk about and manage trauma disclosure
  • simple strategies to teach trauma-impacted people to help them deal with their distress.
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