Social Service Providers Aotearoa
SSPA is a voice and support for non-profit organisations that turn lives around in their work with vulnerable children, young people and families/whanau.
Understanding Trauma and Supporting Worker Well-being, Auckland
About the Workshop
Designed for supervisors, this workshop provides an overview of relational trauma, and then explores indirect trauma impacts on workers and ways to mitigate these in supervision.
By the end of this workshop participants will be able to:
Define relational trauma
Apply the SPHERE model to help understand and assess trauma impacts
Identify Vicarious trauma, Compassion fatigue, Burnout and Secondary Traumatic Stress
Describe and explore the transactional dynamics of parallel process and counter-transference
Apply reflective practice based questions and tools
Apply the Three Houses tool in supervision
Describe ways to prevent Secondary Traumatic Stress
Dr Nicki Weld is currently a national social work advisor for Stand Children Services. She is also a Director of CNZN Ltd, New Zealand, which provides training, facilitation, supervision, consultancy and solutions for child protection and social service management and workers. Nicki is the author of E Ko te Matakahi - Therapeutic Social Work, A Practical Guide to Transformative Supervision for the Helping Professions, The Whole Sphere - Supporting well-being, and recovery from relational trauma, The Three Houses Tool - A handbook for application. She is the primary creator of the Three Houses tool used internationally.
FEES $140 for SSPA members per workshop $160 for non SSPA members per workshop (including GST)
Workshop registration cancellation and refund policy: Registration fees are to be paid prior to the event date. Our cancellation policy is: cancellations received in writing 5 working days prior to the event will receive a refund of event fees. If you cancel within 5 days of the workshop you are not eligible to receive a refund. If your schedule has changed you are more than welcome to send someone else in your place. Please advise us of the changes in writing. SSPA endeavours to provide affordable training and requires minimum numbers for each workshop to proceed.