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Training Calendar

Anglicare WA hosts training events with leading practitioners and experts in their field to deliver specialised workshops.

Please note:

Due to Covid-19 (coronavirus), in the best interest of the health and safety of Anglicare WA staff and clients, all face-to-face workshops are suspended until further notice. We are working towards moving future sessions to an online environment and will provide more information as it becomes available.

Group Supervision one day Workshop - 14th February 2020

**Reflective Practice Workshop is a prerequisite for this course**

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This one day workshop provides an overview of Group Supervision, the managing of Group Supervision and the opportunity to role play group supervision situations.

To book a spot at our one day Group Supervision Workshop on the 14th February 2020 click on the link below.

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Person Centred De-escalation techniques - held in Broome 18th February 2020

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This one day workshop held in Broome will provide an overview of the skills and understandings required to address client presentations that involve aggression or complexity.  It focuses on changing the lense through which we interpret and understand difficult client behaviour to gain increased insight, understanding and self-awareness, providing an alternative client-centred way of responding.

To book a spot at our one day Person Centred De-escalation techniques course on the 18th February 2020 click on the link below.

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Case Note Management - half day course 19th February 2020

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This practical half day Workshop is suitable for those who need to keep excellent case notes.

To book a spot at our half day Case Note Management course on the 19th February 2020 click on the link below.

 

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Compassion Fatigue - one day Workshop 12th March 2020

If you work with people who have been exposed to traumatic stressors you are at risk of developing negative symptoms associated with burnout, depression and post traumatic stress disorder (Stamm, 2010).  Drawing on the work of Beth Hudnall Stamm, this workshop will train staff to use the Professional Quality of Life Questionnaire to assist workplaces to support staff in the development of individual and organisational strategies to address compassion fatigue.

This workshop is suitable for those who work in all areas of the helping professions:

Mental health practitioners, drug and alcohol counsellors, family and domestic violence workers, youth workers, social workers, legal practitioners and private practitioners working across a range of interpersonal issues.  It is also very helpful fo those working in Workplace Health and Safety in developing organisational responses to these issues.

By the end of this workshop participants will be able to 

  • Understand and identify the individual and professional markers of compassion satisfaction and compassion fatigue
  • Be aware of and identify the key differences between workplace stress, burn out and vicarious trauma
  • Use the Professional Quality of Life Questionnaire as part of a suite of strategies to identify early interventions that can prevent burnout and secondary trauma.
  • Understand the relationship between organisational and individual responsibilities associated with the identification and management of workplace stress, burnout and secondary trauma.
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Accidental Counsellor - one day workshop 25th March 2020

Accidental Counsellors are people who may not have formal qualifications, but find they are placed in a counselling role by accident, as a result of requests from friends, colleagues, clients or others.

This workshop will introduce participants to basic listening skills to meet the immediate needs of a person in a state of crisis.  This workshop is not an introductory counselling course, but rather will prepare participants to respond appropriately when a person presents as distressed.  Topics covered by this workshop include situational assessment, qualities of an effective listener, limit setting and boundaries, responding in a crisis and self-care.

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De-escalation Techniques East Perth - One day Workshop 3rd April 2020

Person Centred De Escalation techniques is a workshop that will provide an overview of the skills and understandings required to address client presentations that involve aggression or complexity.  It focuses on challenging the lense through which we interpret and understand difficult client behaviour to gain increased insight, understanding and self-awareness, providing an alternative client-centred way of responding.

Aims for this workshop:

  • To develop a personalised safety plan and self-care plan
  • To have an improved understanding of aggressive and complex client presentations and the strategies to engage effectively
  • Strategies to manage one's own response to client aggression and complexity
  • Strategies to de-escalate situations in a person centred way.
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Children and Family & Domestic Violence - one day workshop 5th May 2020

This workshop explores the impact of family & domestic violence (FDV) on chidlren and how to support children through the recovery process.

Topics include identification, neurobiology and meaning of trauma behaviours and responding to behaviours in a trauma-sensitive way.

The Workshop examines 

  • The effects of family and domestic violence on parental attachment
  • How trauma impacts children's brain development, everyday life and behaviour
  • Practical therapeutic interventions for working with children in a trauma sensitive way

By the end of the workshop participants will:

  • Understand the effects of family and domestic violence on parental attachment
  • Identify the effects of family & domestic violence as a traumatic event and how this impacts the child in their everyday life and behaviour
  • Work in a trauma sensitive way with children affected by family and domestic violence
  • Provide practical therapeutic interventions in working with children traumatised by family and domestic violence.


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Anglicare WA offers a wide range of services and with more than 50 service locations across WA, we’re never too far away.

If you’re not sure where to go, call us on 1300 11 44 46.