Professional Development

Cumberland Linker Network’s Learning Circle

Supporting Practitioner’s Wellbeing

Working within the community sector can impact practitioners in ways we never imagined. Furthermore, practitioners increasingly have a lived experience of the very issues we are supporting clients with.This session will explore how service providers can support the wellbeing of their staff, particularly those with a lived experience, in a variety of different ways; from policies and procedures through to a work culture focussed on wellbeing. We will specifically look at the issue of coercive control and how it impacts both practitioners and clients and how we can manage some of the difficult conversations around this issue.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Examine organisational policies and procedures which focus on supporting worker wellbeing, vicarious trauma and lived experience.
  • Gain valuable insights into the nuances of coercive control, its impact on both clients and staff and how to avoid collusion whilst maintaining a working relationship with both perpetrators and victim/survivors. How to manage these situations with clients when the practitioner has their own experience of coercion and control.
  • Utilise scenarios to unpack and practice ways to manage these difficult conversations and enhance the capacity of practitioners to handle complex situations empathically and professionally.

Facilitator

Angharad Candlin

More Information

LEAD, ph (02) 9620 6172 or email info@leadpda.org.au

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Face-2-Face Workshop

Date

Tuesday 23 July 2024 - Friday 23 August 2024

Time

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

More Info

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Face-2-Face Workshop

Location

Auburn Youth Centre (AYC)
Wyatt Park Sports Complex, Church St, Lidcombe NSW 2141

Cost

  • Member: FREE for Cumberland Linker Network Members
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LEad Many Countries, One Water by Chris Tobin
Artwork by Chris Tobin, commissioned by LEAD to create an original piece of art that reflects who we are and what we do. Titled “Many Countries, One Water”, the artwork represents the diversity and the connectedness across the communities in which we work. Reproduced with permission and gratitude.

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