The Crisis, Disaster and Trauma Section of the BPS present their annual conference and AGM. This conference is an exciting opportunity to hear from leading experts in the field of trauma.
The conference will explore the impact of trauma on helping professionals by discussing the latest research in the field of compassion fatigue, secondary trauma and post-traumatic growth.
Delegates will hear the experiences of professionals working in this field and have opportunity to attend a workshop to explore the impact of their own work.
This event will be of interest to anyone working clinically or academically in the field of mental health, aid or trauma.
Who is the course intended for?
The conference is aimed at professionals and academics who have an interest in the field of secondary trauma, post-traumatic growth and compassion fatigue.
The conference is aimed at both members and non-members of the section. The course may be of interest to health professionals, first responders, emergency personnel, researchers.
30 Tabernacle Street,
|09:30||Coffee and registration|
|10:00||Introduction to the day's events|
|10:05||Benefits of trauma support for caring professionals - Dr Annette Greenwood|
|10:35||The impact of working in the helping professions, and potential psychosocial interventions to support wellbeing - Dr Sarita Robinson & Dr Gayle Brewer|
|11:05||The psychology of post-traumatic growth - Dr Nicola Graham-Kevan & Matt Brooks|
|11:35||Psychological wellbeing and workability in child abuse investigators - Dr Noreen Tehrani|
|12:05||Lunch and AGM|
|13:00||Challenges of training survivors to work with psychological trauma - Christina Buxton|
Choice of two workshops run in parallel:
a) Understanding and managing the impact of exposure to trauma in helping professionals - Dr Jennie Ormerod
b) Using compassion-focussed therapy to manage exposure to trauma and improve wellbeing - Dr Ashleig McLellan
|14:45||Self-compassion and compassion fatigue - Kate Upton|
|15:15||The impact of the online environment on journalists - Gavin Rees, Dart Centre Europe (TBC)|
|15:45||Plenary session - all speakers|
|BPS CDT Section Members||£36.00|