Symposium: “It’s not what you do, It’s the difference you make!”
Join your colleagues and peers as we return to live COVID-safe workshops,
with TWO of our most popular facilitators:
Mary Jo McVeigh and Angharad Candlin!
Mary Jo McVeigh OAM
BSSc (Hons), MSW, PhD candidate
CEO and Founder Cara House
Catholic Care Practice Manager
Engage in a critical reflexive discussion of bio-medical model of human suffering in relation to children and young people and the bio-political world of trauma intervention. Using a child rights model you will problematise the epistemic silencing of children and young people and look to a liberation model of intervention.
Explore the neurobiology of trauma and learn practical skills to work with clients who have a trauma history. Participants will have an opportunity to understand what can get in the way of working effectively with children and adults who have a trauma history and how they can work effectively with the system around these families such as Community Organisations and Schools.
Participate in our interactive Q&A session, meet our Aboriginal Workforce Development Coordinator, gain an understanding of creating an ‘outcome-focussed workplace culture’ and catch up with colleagues and peers from across our district.
Special Guest: Claudia Vianello,
Director Commissioning & Planning DCJ, WSNBM
- Increased knowledge in a bio-political framework in working with children and young people who have experienced trauma;
- Increased understanding of the presence of epistemic silencing of children and young people and the impact of their healing form the effects of trauma;
- Increased ability to engage with children and young people in a bio-political framework to enhance outcome based practice;
- Increased knowledge about the neuroscience of trauma, and
- Increased understanding in how to work effectively with clients who have experienced trauma.
Who should attend this workshop?
All Frontline Workers and Managers working in TEI sector.
LEAD, ph (02) 9620 6172 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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