Loss and associated grief are defining characteristics of the refugee experience. This two-day clinical workshop will give participants a greater awareness of the key components of loss and grief counselling when assessing and treating refugee survivors of torture and trauma. It will introduce participants to a model of cross cultural grief treatment and its relevance to the refugee resettlement context associated with the loss of loved ones and homeland, change of social status, and a loss of a sense of belonging, meaning and purpose. It will give participants practical strategies for how to treat grief, including traumatic grief, and assist clients rebuild their lives in Australia.
- Challenges of working with loss and grief
- Loss, grief, bereavement and mourning in the context of refugee trauma
- Stages of grief in the context of refugee experiences
- Cultural bereavement
- Mourning across cultures
- Cross-cultural interventions and practical strategies
- Transference and countertransference
Suitable for clinicians only (psychologists, social workers, counsellors, psychiatrists, etc).
$349 full | $299 concession
The workshop fee includes entrance to the workshop over the two days, a certificate of attendance, a printed copy of the PowerPoint slides, and morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.
152-168 The Horsley Drive
Carramar NSW 2163
Parking: Some onsite parking available (enter off Mitchell St), free street parking
Train: Fairfield train station is a 20 minute walk, Carramar train station is a 10 minute walk
Bus: 904 or 905 from Fairfield train station
A certificate for the full 2 days will be emailed after the event to attendees who signed on both days. A certificate for one day attendance will be emailed after the event to attendees who only attended and signed on to one day.
CPD hours = 15
This workshop adheres to the continuing professional development standards of most professional bodies. Please check the CPD policy of your professional body.
CPD formal endorsements
Payment of the registration fee is online by credit card and a receipt/confirmation will be automatically emailed to you. An administration fee of $30 applies to all cancellations made more than 14 days before the event. Registration once paid cannot be cancelled 14 days or less before the event, regardless of personal circumstances. Registration can be transferred to another delegate only if STARTTS is informed of the name change. Registration can be transferred to a different workshop only if notice is given to STARTTS 14 days before the date of the original event the delegate registered for. The concession price is for full-time students and pensioners only and a photocopy or pdf of a valid concession card must be forwarded to the STARTTS training team upon registration. Registrations will not be confirmed until full payment is received. The STARTTS Training Team can be contacted at email@example.com or (02) 9646 6700.
Phone: (02) 9646 6700 Ask for the Training Administration Officer