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Working Effectively With Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Date: 18 May 2017 - 20 May 2017

Malaysia, Selangor, Petaling Jaya

This workshop is intended to be a primary forum for understanding and practicing about counselling with clients who have suffered from traumatic events , as well as those who have not been successfully integrating the experiences and returning to stability.

Over the course of the three days, participants will become familiar with the full range of signs and symptoms of post-traumatic reactions to stress – beyond those used in DSM and ICD-10 diagnostic criteria – and will receive a copy of the "Downs Post-Traumatic Stress Scale" for use in the clinic.

An overview of the context of therapeutic response to trauma will be supplemented with films of live sessions with clients suffering from post-traumatic effects. Participants will be introduced to specific skill sets required to meet moments of client crisis and will have opportunities to practice and then to debrief those skills practice sessions in the workshop as a means of integrating skills and discussing counselling issues that arise.


Developing knowledge in:

- Symptoms of PTSD, causes, and its incidence in the lives of people who experience disabilities

- Strategies for understanding common triggers for unpleasant memories

- Strategies for supporting people along 7 critical areas, including health and well-being, relationships, joy, power, and the development of skills to gain mastery over symptoms

- Nature of vicarious traumatization and what caregiver can do to prevent it

Venue: Malaysia Institue of Estate Agents (MIEA), 2, Jalan 19/1, Dataran 3 Dua, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Website: Go to event website

Contact: Email Organizer

RM1000 (Early Bird, before 18 April 2017) / Person
RM1100 (18 April 2017 onward) /Person
RM 900 (Group of 3 or more) / Person

Language: English

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