This 3 hour professional development opportunity will be delivered at the North Ipswich Reserve Corporate Centre in Ipswich. It will provide an understanding of the concepts of Vicarious Trauma (VT), Compassion Fatigue and Burnout. Participants will learn to identify risk factors and the warning signs in themselves and colleagues; why and how work in the area of trauma can cause these responses; ways to prevent and address Vicarious Trauma and Burnout and how to create Vicarious Growth.
This training is appropriate for anyone who is involved in supporting people from refugee backgrounds who have experienced trauma.
Taryn McBurney — Child & Adolescent Counsellor / Training Coordinator
Taryn McBurney holds a Bachelor of Arts, a Bachelor of Social Work and is a Registered Play Therapist through the Australian Play Therapists Association. Her work in the field has predominantly been with children and young people in the disability and child protection sectors. She joined the QPASTT team as a Child & Adolescent Counsellor in the Asylum Seeker Support Team in 2015 and now has a dual role working part time as a counsellor on the Children and Youth Team and part time as a Training Coordinator for the organisation.
To register for a workshop, follow the above links and complete the application process to receive your confirmation.
Contact the Training Coordinators at 073391 6677 or Qpastt_Training@qpastt.org.au if you have questions or require assistance with workshop registrations.
This workshop will be held at North Ipswich Reserve Corporate Centre, 2B Pine St, North Ipswich QLD 4305
Terms and Conditions:
Pre-requisite for Workshop:
It is a prerequisite that all participants attending our workshops have completed the ‘Online Introduction to the Refugee and Settlement Experience’ – This online training will automatically be added to your cart free of charge upon checkout. Please ensure you have completed this 1.5hr online training before attending the workshop
As the West Moreton Darling Downs PHN is generously funding this training, there is no cost to participants.
As there are a limited number of spaces available in this workshop, if you need to cancel after having registered, please contact QPASTT on (07) 3391 6677 so that the spot may be offered to others.