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Understanding trauma responses following a bushfire: From post-traumatic stress to post-traumatic growth

February 25, 2021 - February 25, 2021

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Understanding trauma responses following a bushfire: From post-traumatic stress to post-traumatic growth

 

The focus of this webinar is building learning communities knowledge of trauma response following a bushfire and practical ways to support children and young people with their recovery.

 

Presenters:

 

  • Ben Rogers, Manager, Community Trauma, Emerging Minds
  • Rob Gordon, PhD, Clinical Psychologist
  • April Harrison, personal experience of the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires
  • Jess Moroney, Principal/Educator, Lenswood Primary, Adelaide Hills

 

Learning objectives: 

 

  • Knowledge of the different types of trauma responses of children and young people following a bushfire
  • Understanding the educator’s role in supporting any response to trauma
  • Identify strategies to support children and young people with recovery following these events

 

About the Bushfire Response Program

 

Following the Black Summer bushfires across Australia in 2019-20, the Be You Bushfire Response Program was funded to provide targeted mental health support to schools and early learning services. The Program is led by Beyond Blue with delivery partners Early Childhood Australia, Emerging Minds and headspace.

 

Learn more or register here

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