Counselling in Trauma and Stress
Understanding the emotional effects of conflicts and disasters on their victims and responding to the victims` needs are crucial capacities for peace workers and staff of NGOs working in conflict areas and disaster situations. In this training you will get familiar with the emotional responses to traumatic events, effects of traumatic events on specific vulnerable groups and the social impacts of trauma. Further, the role of the counselling person and the work with victims will be explored and special attention is given to the needs of the caregiver. This training course addresses staff of NGOs and peace workers who experience or need to assist in traumatic and stressful situations within their work.
Trainer: Ruth Mischnick