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Working with Newcomers Modules 3 & 4: Trauma, PTSD and Vicarious Trauma

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You will learn how trauma develops, symptoms of PTSD, how to work effectively with people who experienced trauma and how to take care of you

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This is the second half of a two-part workshop offered jointly by MCHB and EMCN The workshop series focuses on giving a better understanding of the premigration experience of immigrants and refugees, the challenges they face as they settle in Canada and the impact of Trauma and PTSD. Participants will learn simple strategies to work with newcomer families and to support their resilience and integration.

Modules 3 & 4 (January 20 and 21, 2021, 9:30 to 11 am)

Trauma, PTSD, and Vicarious Trauma

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder often accompanies people who have to flee violent situations, whether as refugees or survivors of domestic violence. This workshop gives an overview of the signs and symptoms of PTSD.

Learn simple strategies to support resilience and work more effectively with survivors of traumatic situations. There will also be discussion on vicarious trauma and how to care for yourself.

The workshop has two modules that include the following topics:

* The development and effects of trauma in the brain and nervous system

* Understanding symptoms and behaviors

* Strategies to work and support people affected by trauma

* Vicarious trauma and how to take care of yourself.

Each module lasts for 1.5 hours , offered on consecutive days.

This is an online workshop through Zoom, Cost: CDN 40 for both modules.

Please email ictp@mchb.org or karinlin@shaw.ca for more information.

Information on Modules 1 & 2 :

Pre-migration Experiences, Impact and Cultural Influences in Newcomer Families.

This workshop gives a view into the lives of refugees before their arrival in Canada, what the environment of a refugee camp is like and how these experiences can influence peoples lives.

You will also learn about the different ways people come to Canada and the consequences of different immigration status as well as the influence of culture and pre-migration experiences on the daily lives of refugees.

* Pre-migration experiences of refugees and their impact

* Immigration Status and it's impact on newcomers

* Behavioral adaptations resulting from these experiences

* Role changes in newcomer families and resulting parenting issues

* Influence of culture and connections to the country of origin

Strategies to increase communication and effective cross cultural work

January 13 and 14, 2021

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/working-with-refugees-newcomers-understanding-pre-migration-and-trauma-tickets-123229557925

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