Understanding The Long Limbs Of Trauma

In Person Workshop 14th & 15th November
12 CPD Points
$275.00$440.00
This 2 day in-person clinician workshop will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the long limbs of trauma and its pervasive impact on brain function, impulsivity and behavioural dysfunction, it will also explore the importance and application of self care for clients and health professionals working with trauma.
  • Day 1 – ‘Understanding Myself’ – aims to provide participants with embodied knowledge about complex trauma, neurobiology and the adaptability of the human nervous system.
  • Day 2 – ‘Caring for Myself’ – addresses the parallel process of health professionals caring for themselves personally and professionally, whilst simultaneously educating and guiding their clients towards embodied self-care.
           *Please note that it is not recommended to only attend Day 2 of the training.

Start Date

Thursday 14th November - Friday 15th November

Time

9am - 4pm

Location

Rydges Sydney Central - 28 Albion St, Surry Hills NSW 2010

Format

In Person Clinician Workshop

Facilitators

Jace Cannon Brookes and Dr Sophie Reid

CPD Points

12 CPD Points

Cost

$275.00$440.00

Outcomes of Day 1

Day 1 – ‘Understanding Myself’ – aims to provide participants with embodied knowledge about complex trauma, neurobiology and the adaptability of the human nervous system.

Outcomes of Day 1 – participants will:

  • Understand the impact of trauma on the brain and social engagement systems, and the way it interferes with professional and personal relationships.
  • Be aware of the concept of neuroplasticity and its relationship to recovery from complex trauma.
  • Be equipped to detect trauma in clients and understand the need for provision of safety in all interactions.
  • Identify how trauma can impact learning – and draw on tips to strengthen educational engagement both within and outside the classroom.
  • Be aware of the politics of trauma – including systemic and financial trauma, and the role of power and privilege within healthcare systems as well as society.
  • Demonstrate skills to assist in stepping back, maintaining perspective, and containing the trauma
  • Increase awareness about both the uniqueness of pathways to healing as well as their commonality.

Outcomes of Day 2

Day 2 – ‘Caring for Myself’ – addresses the parallel process of health professionals caring for themselves personally and professionally, whilst simultaneously educating and guiding their clients towards embodied self-care.

Outcomes of Day 2 – participants will:

  • Identify principles for self-care, reducing burnout and vicarious trauma professionally.
  • Demonstrate awareness of ‘bottom up’ and ‘top down’ strategies for self-regulation and their impact on neurobiology
  • Expand their knowledge on the science of habits, becoming aware of how integral new habit development is to long term healing and neuroplasticity
  • Build personal interoceptive awareness as well as gaining strategies to assist clients in connecting to their own capacity for interoception
  • Understand the need to establish a ‘SEEDS’ approach to the foundation of self-care – with this training including knowledge and experiential exercises addressing all components (Sleep, Exercise, Education, Diet and Social Connection).
  • Gain knowledge about the causes of flashbacks and 90/10 reactions – including practical means of managing and lessening their impact and frequency.
  • Be equipped with knowledge regarding settling the nervous system somatically through breath work, shaking, intentional sighing and Shinrin Yoku.

About the presenters

Jace Cannon-Brookes

Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist
Co-Director of Birchtree

Jace Cannon-Brookes has worked as a Clinical Psychologist across private and public settings. Her work has covered bereavement services, eating disorder units, and acute and general psychiatry. For fourteen years Jace worked within drug and alcohol centres, where she designed and co-ordinated a six week residential rehabilitation program, with a focus on the treatment of complex trauma for women with histories of substance dependence.

Jace has also completed the intensive Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) training and subsequently co-ordinated the implementation of a 12 month out-patient DBT program. She has completed the Diploma of Psychotherapy with ANZAP. Jace has run trainings on Complex Trauma and DBT for NSW health services, NGO’s, professional colleagues, and within the Doctorate of Clinical Psychology programs at the University of Sydney, the University of New South Wales and University of Technology, Sydney.

Dr Sophie Reid

Clinical Psychologist
Co-Director of Birchtree

Sophie holds a Masters of Clinical Psychology and a PhD in Child and Adolescent Psychology. Sophie has been a clinically focused academic at Sydney University, Monash University, Melbourne University, the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre. She has supervised PhD, Masters and Honours students, and continues to collaborate on a number of projects in the trauma and eating disorder areas.

Sophie has been a member of the Expert Working Committee for beyondblue. Sophie has extensive experience working with adults, children and adolescents, parents and families. Sophie specialises in helping both individuals and families experiencing childhood trauma, childhood illness and the associated trauma, eating disorders, grief and loss, addictions, couple and relationship issues. A passion for child advocacy has lead Sophie to focus her clinical work on helping people heal from the trauma of childhood/ adolescent difficulties and to assist people to become a more peaceful integrated self.

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