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Trauma Informed Practice and Therapeutic Counselling Symposium

Event Details
Date: 31st May 2019
Venue: Adelaide, SA
CPD hrs: 7

University student fee: $200
Early bird fee: $250
Full fee: $300

Organiser: Victim Support Service SA

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The Symposium will focus on Trauma informed Practice and narrative therapy with shared experiences, knowledge, ideas and best practice in Trauma and Recovery from globally recognised expert panellists. Victim Support Service SA is the leading organisation addressing all aspects of trauma association crime and trauma response service

Learning objectives

  • Trauma informed practice and therapy
  • Legal advocacy for victims
  • Disability access to justice
  • Advocacy and support through instances of Elder abuse
  • Measuring trauma to support recovery outcomes
  • Memory and triggers - childhood sexual abuse
  • Responses to domestic violence
  • Invisible women trafficking and justice
  • Learning and sharing from survivors

Presenter details

  • Dr Cathy Kezelman - medical practitioner, mental health consumer advocate and President of Blue Knot Foundation National Centre of Excellence for Complex Trauma and member of the Mental Health Community Advisory Council NSW
  • Alannah Hill - abuse survivor, author and accomplished fashion designer
  • Professor Patrick O'Leary - Child Protection and Domestic Violence expert
  • Felicity Gerry QC - Barrister, Academic and Media commentator
  • Professor Wendy Lacey - Dean and Head of the School of Law at the University of SA Business School
  • There are also 20 panelists invited from across the victim support spectrum. Further details on presenters and panelists available on the Symposium website soon.

Location and date

South Australian Wine Centre - National Wine Centre
Corner Hackney Road and Botanic Road

31 May 2019


University student fee: $200
Early bird fee: $250
Full fee: $300



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