Freedom from Torture - Engaging with survivors of torture – what you need to know - LEEDS

Engaging with survivors of torture – what you need to know - LEEDS

Booking group
Date: 
8 March, 2018 - 09:15 to 16:45
Venue: 
Leeds Church Institute LS1 6DG

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Are you new to working with or supporting survivors of torture in a social care, health or legal setting?

This introductory one-day training is for people who are working with refugees and asylum seekers who have experienced significant trauma and/or torture

Overall aim: To support participants to engage with survivors of torture and/or trauma in their professional or voluntary roles

Learning objectives: By the end of the training participants will be able to:

• Explain what torture is and the impact it has on survivors

• Describe techniques for creating a safe relationship with survivors and building trust

• Talk about torture with clients / patients with increased confidence

• Explain what you can do in your own role to support survivors of torture and/or trauma

• Recognise the potential impact that working with survivors of torture may have on you

Date: 8th March 2018

Time: 9.15 - 4.45

Venue: Leeds Church Institute LS1 6DG

Fee: £80

Please feel free to contact Gill Newman (Psychological Therapist and Trainer, Freedom from Torture Yorkshire & Humberside) if you would like to talk about this training event or bespoke training for your team/organisation

gnewman@freedomfromtorture.org

To book your place please follow this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/training-engaging-with-survivors-of-tortu...

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