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Vicarious trauma training. (Recognising, addressing & preventing vicarious trauma)

What is vicarious trauma? Vicarious trauma refers to the detrimental impacts suffered by people who are indirectly exposed to traumatic material.

Monday 20th March 2017 @ Education Development Centre, Milner Avenue, Hindmarsh

Time: 9:00am until 5:00pm (registration from 8:45am)

Cost: $195 earlybird (until 1 March 2017) $225 standard

You don’t need to be in the helping profession to experience vicarious trauma, we are all at risk. In today’s world of consumer created content and unfiltered social media, more people are experiencing the effects of trauma than ever before, and are not always aware of what is happening to them or why.

This workshop is beneficial for everyone, and particularly for those working in the health and community services sectors, emergency services, personal and professional care workers, journalists and media professionals, coaches, body workers, healers and teachers.

This one day workshop explores the nature of vicarious trauma and provides you with strategies and supports to help you stay healthy and well.

This training will give you skills and knowledge in the following areas:

Recognising vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue and burnout.

How trauma affects us physically and mentally.

Identifying vicarious trauma in yourself and others.

Effective prevention strategies and skills development in boundary setting, assertiveness and healthy conversations.

Post traumatic growth.

Our role and the role of the workplace

Self care.

A personalised take home staying well plan.

Your facilitators:


Tanya Wilson (BA Arts (Dance), Diploma Transpersonal Counselling, Cert IV Training & Assessment) is a Transpersonal Psychotherapist and Coach, and has worked in natural therapies and healing practices for over 20 years. Currently in private practice, Tanya works as a counsellor, and facilitates group workshops for personal and professional development, and offers meditation classes.

Tanya can be found here


Rae-Anne Holloway (Dip Management, Cert IV Mental Health, Cert IV TAE, Dip Pos Psych) is a coach, speaker, writer and highly respected international mental health educator with qualifications in positive psychology, counselling, mental health, coaching and facilitation.

Rae-Anne can be found here and here

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