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Managing Wellbeing and Recognising Vicarious Trauma

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This training program explores the nature, dynamics, and risks of vicarious trauma and supports you to stay healthy and safe in your work.

This training, informed by current research, will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and tools to better recognise the early signs of various stress outcomes. It offers a range of organisational, interpersonal, and personal strategies to address the risks of Vicarious Trauma and its impacts, and foster possibilities for post-traumatic growth and vicarious resilience.

By participating in this professional development training participants will:

  • Define Vicarious Trauma and distinguish from other stress experiences.
  • Identify risk factors.
  • Understand vicarious resilience, empathy, and compassion.
  • Discuss the role of organisations, trauma-informed supervision, and self-care in managing vicarious trauma

Who should attend?

It is appropriate for all workers who work with trauma clients and/or are exposed to traumatic material such as people’s trauma stories, reports with trauma content, reading material, legal reports, compensation claims, visual trauma material, and media content.



Date Wednesday, March 20, 2024 at 9:00am - 4:30pm
Duration   7h 30m