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torture survivor

Working with Survivors of Torture

Workshop Overview

  • Defining torture using the United Nations Convention Against Torture
  • Why it is used
  • History of torture
  • Types of torture
  • Why it doesn’t work
  • How to recognise torture (physically, psychologically)
  • How to work with a survivor of torture
psycological impact

Psychological Impact of Torture

Workshop Overview

  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Complex Trauma
  • Trauma and Memory
  • Trauma and Dissociation
  • Sexual assault and the female brain (including Female Genital Mutilation)
  • Generational Trauma
  • Shame and Culture

Cultural Competency

Workshop Overview

  • What is Culture?
  • Four Levels of Cultural Awareness
  • Intercultural Communication Styles
  • Relationships
  • Time, Environment and Language
  • Cultural Awareness




Working with Interpreters

Workshop Overview

  • Using an Interpreter: Why and When
  • Who to use and who not to use
  • Types of Interpreting
  • Managing your interpreting needs
  • Before, During and After the consultation
  • Rules and Roles
  • Mental Health Interpreting
trauma care

Vicarious Trauma and Self Care

Workshop Overview

  • Vicarious Trauma
  • Burnout
  • Types of Self-care
  • Stress
  • Organisational Impact
  • Self-care plan