If you have experienced childhood trauma, you can speak with a Blue Knot Helpline trauma counsellor including for support and applications around national redress

1300 657 380
Monday - Sunday
between 9am - 5pm AEDT
or via email helpline@blueknot.org.au

 

Do you live with disability?  Have you experienced abuse, neglect, violence or exploitation?

For support for Disability Royal Commission or general support contact our National Counselling & Referral Service

1800 421 468
9am - 6pm AEDT Mon- Fri
9am - 5pm AEDT Sat, Sun & public holidays


Workshop Details

Time: 9:00am to 4:30pm
(Registration from 8:45am)
Lunch, morning and afternoon tea will be provided.

Cost

Early Bird Price - $310

Group (3+) - $300

Professional Member** - $290

Standard Price - $330

*The early bird price applies to all bookings for workshops made 8 weeks or more ahead of the training date.
**You must be logged in as a Blue Knot Foundation professional member to be eligible for this price. Click here to become a professional member.

Testimonials

“This rates amongst the best training I have received (and I am a trainer too)… Beautifully pitched and delivered. So interesting. So useful. And so respectful of people and their experiences.”

SUE FICK Relationships Australia

“Fantastic workshop, trainer excellent and made a 'heavy' topic very interesting. Able to ask questions comfortably. Feel more confident to deal with this cohort of clients now.”

CAROLINE FIELD Adelaide

“It was a great experience for me as I am in practice alone. The information on the day was succinct and so helpful, with the best part were the tools the facilitator discussed, which have been very useful.”

FRAN FOLEY

“This training has been recommended to me by others and was well worth attending. This training not only provides a theoretical understanding but also practical skills and knowledge that can be used in practice.”

ANONYMOUS Townsville

“The workshop [was] extremely informative and [I] could attend again. Am pleased to have been able to attend. Many, many thanks.”

MARIA MCMALON Wollongong

CPD Information

Professionals may claim CPD hours / credits / points for their participation in Blue Knot Foundation training workshops as a self-directed learning activity.

Blue Knot Foundation helps you meet your reporting obligations by having clearly articulated learning outcomes attached to each workshop and issuing Certificates of Attendance to participants upon completion of the workshop. For more information please refer to your professional association or the AHPRA website.

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Three Phased Approach - Safety and Stabilisation

This interactive training presents best principles for working with complex trauma clients, drawing on current research in trauma theory and therapy, attachment, affective neuroscience and interpersonal neurobiology. It explores the importance of a phased approach for complex trauma clients with a primary focus on Phase 1 Safety and Stabilisation. 

It provides essential knowledge and tools to enhance practice and possibilities for recovery for complex trauma clients who experience challenges around adaptive coping strategies, arousal, emotional regulation, attachment and safety.

By participating in this professional development training, attendees will:

  • Understand the concept of the phased treatment for complex trauma
  • Understand the neurobiological impacts of complex trauma and attachment type and patterns
  • Examine the dimensions of safety and stabilisation when working with complex trauma
  • Develop safety and stabilisation strategies to implement in practice

Material presented in the training will draw on research from Blue Knot Foundation's Practice Guidelines for Treatment of Complex Trauma and Trauma Informed Care and Service Delivery and other relevant research.

Who should attend?

 

This training is designed for practitioners who work in a counselling or therapeutic relationship with people who have experienced complex trauma. Psychologists, clinical psychologists, counsellors, psychotherapists, mental health nurses, social workers, general practitioners, psychiatrists and other allied health professionals will find this training appropriate. 

 

ADELAIDE

29 Jan
Rydges Adelaide
1 South Terrace
Adelaide
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BRISBANE

19 Feb
Ibis Styles Elizabeth Street
40 Elizabeth Street
Brisbane
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BRISBANE

5 Mar
Ibis Styles Elizabeth Street
40 Elizabeth Street
Brisbane
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SYDNEY

17 Mar
Adina Apartment Hotel Darling Harbour
55 Shelley Street
Sydney
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LAUNCESTON

3 May
Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston
29 Cameron Street
Launceston
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MELBOURNE

5 May
Adina Apartment Hotel
189 Queen Street
Melbourne
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NEWCASTLE

4 Jun
Apollo International Hotel
290 Pacific Highway
Charlestown
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WOLLONGONG

11 Jun
Adina Apartment Hotel
19 Market Street
Wollongong
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DARWIN

21 Jun
Travelodge Mirambeena Resort Darwin
64 Cavenagh Street
Darwin
REGISTER

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Testimonials

“Blue Knot Foundation has a key role to play in the building of community capacity in care provision to those who have experienced childhood abuse and trauma in any environment.”

NIALL MULLIGAN Manager, Lifeline Northern Rivers

“I think Blue Knot Foundation is a fantastic support organisation for people who have experienced childhood trauma/abuse, for their families/close friends and for professionals who would like to learn how to more effectively work with these people.”

Psychologist Melbourne

“It's such a beautiful thing that you are doing. Helping people to get through this.”

ANONYMOUS

“It was only last September when I discovered the Blue Knot Foundation website and I will never forget the feeling of support and empathy that I received when I finally made the first phone call to Blue Knot Helpline, which was also the first time I had ever spoken about my abuse.”

STEVEN

"At last there is some sound education and empathetic support for individuals and partners impacted by such gross boundary violations.”

TAMARA

Contact Us

Phone: 02 8920 3611
Email: admin@blueknot.org.au
PO Box 597 Milsons Point NSW 1565
Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm AEDT


Blue Knot Helpline
Phone: 1300 657 380
Email: helpline@blueknot.org.au 
Hours: Mon-Sun, 9am-5pm AEDT

For media comment, please contact:
Dr Cathy Kezelman
+61 425 812 197
+61 2 8920 3611
or ckezelman@blueknot.org.au


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