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Understanding Trauma and Supporting Refugees

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Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Cork

Ditchley House

Castleview

Little Island

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FREE training on Understanding Trauma and Supporting Refugees: Dr Jennifer Hayes, Principal Clinical Psychologist (HSE Social Inclusion)

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This workshop is aimed at staff working for the HSE, Dept. of Education, any Statutory agencies, NGOS or others who support families who have come to Ireland under the Refugee and Relocation Programmes. The content of the workshop will include:

• Understanding trauma and PTSD in children and adults who are refugees

• The psychological impact of war related trauma

• Practical Do’s and Don’ts when supporting families

• The role of HSE mental health services and when to refer

• Risk of secondary trauma in frontline staff working with refugees

• How to protect yourself from secondary trauma

The workshop is FREE, but places are limited and must be pre-booked online . EARLY BOOKING ADVISED.

Refreshments will be provided.

If you would like more information about the event please contact leahm.bentham@hse.ie.

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