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      Supporting Families Through Grief and Trauma in Dunmurry

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      December 9, 2019

      Monday   9:00 AM

      Blacks Road
      Dunmurry, Lisburn

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      Supporting Families Through Grief and Trauma

      Anam Cara Northern Ireland* will facilitate a one day workshop in Belfast for frontline professionals in contact with bereaved families through their role. These include social workers, hospital and public health staff, counsellors, family support workers, funeral directors and PSNI Family Liaison Officers. Overall Purpose of Workshop is to expand the understanding of how traumatic events and bereavement affect people, and what can be offered to help.  Our Facilitators for the workshops are: David Tricky, a Clinical Psychologist has extensive experience working with children and families and since 2000 has specialised in working with traumatised and traumatically bereaved children and young people. He works as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Anna Freud Centre and at Cambridge Clinical Psychology Services Brid Carroll is a qualified Psychotherapist and Counselling Supervisor who has worked with a special interest in loss and bereavement issues for over twenty years. She has extensive experience in family bereavement through her work with the Irish Hospice Foundation and the HSE as Bereavement Liaison Officer. Our key objectives for this workshop are; Explore what responses and reactions can be more complex (traumatic grief, PTSD) and require greater intervention after traumatic deaths. Examine possible interventions that can be used following traumatic loss. Note research findings and contemporary frameworks for supporting families through trauma. Enhance the knowledge and skills of participants so that they can support bereaved families through their work and within their communities. Increase awareness of the difficulties involved for bereaved families. To realise the impact on ourselves in supporting bereaved families.

      Categories: Health & Wellness

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