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WORKING PRACTICALLY WITH ADULT SURVIVORS OF CHILD ABUSE: An Introduction

YOU CAN NOW BOOK FOR ONLY £50 - if you are a student, work for a local organisation or you have previously attended one of our courses - Use the Discount Code INTRO50 when booking

DATES: 7th January 2019
VENUE: Sherwood Methodist Church, Devon Drive, Nottingham NG5 2EN

  • Exploring what we mean by ‘abuse’ and its prevalence
  • Looking at the myths surrounding abuse and abusers
  • Explaining psychological reactions to traumatic experiences
  • Exploring the purpose of anger and how to work with it
  • Exploring the impact of shame
  • What is the therapist’s role in managing coping strategies?

    This course uses a mixture of didactic and experiential learning. It offers you lots of opportunity to try new and creative methods of working including for example using Russian Dolls, buttons and shells, writing exercises and body maps.

    A comprehensive resource pack is also included.

    Numbers restricted to maximum of 16

    9.30am to 4.30pm - drinks and snacks provided, bring your own lunch

    COST:

    £85 – GENERAL PRICE
    See above for special offer price



  • CPD Courses. Grief

    GRIEVING & LOSS

    Including a focus on survivors of abuse and the inherent losses associated with having been abused
    DATE: 21st January 2019
    VENUE: Sherwood Methodist Church, Devon Drive, Nottingham NG5 2EN
    Numbers restricted to maximum of 16
    9.30am to 4.30pm - drinks and snacks provided, bring your own lunch
    COST:
    £70 - STUDENTS or EARLY BIRD IF BOOKED 8 WEEKS BEFORE (26th Nov 2018)
    £85 – GENERAL PRICE

    The course includes:

  • What are the common losses faced by adults and what is the impact?
  • Consideration of the process of grieving and how we can help our clients navigate the challenges
  • Understanding & locating grief and loss in survivors of abuse
  • An opportunity for delegates to participate in activities to assist the processing of grieving


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    HOW TO ACHIEVE SAFETY & STABILISATION IN STAGE 1 TRAUMA THERAPY

    DATE: 18th March 2019
    VENUE: Sherwood Methodist Church, Devon Drive, Nottingham NG5 2EN

    This course looks at how to try achieve the safety and stabilisation that is needed to be able to work safely with trauma memories. The course looks at a whole range of practical interventions, including:
    -Understanding the window of tolerance
    -Grounding
    -Safe place visualisations
    -Managing triggers and flashbacks
    -Pacing

    Numbers restricted to maximum of 16

    9.30am to 4.30pm - drinks and snacks provided, bring your own lunch

    COST:
    £75 - STUDENTS/EARLY BIRD IF BOOKED 8 WEEKS BEFORE
    £85 – GENERAL PRICE


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    Mindfulness Course for Counsellors & Psychotherapists

    Would you like to know more about mindfulness?
    Would you like more confidence in how to use mindfulness with your clients?
    Would you like to know more about how & why mindfulness can help anxious or traumatised clients?
    Would you like to incorporate mindfulness in your practice safely… In this course you will

  • Learn about mindfulness and how it can help both you & your clients
  • Practice many different mindfulness techniques
  • Learn what works best for you
  • Learn about the practice of mindfulness and its relevance for therapists as a practical resource for aiding clients, particularly in relation to trauma, stress & anxiety

    COURSE DETAILS:
    DATE: This is either a full day course or run over 5 weeks for 2 hours per session.
    Time: 5.30 to 7.30 pm for 5 week course
    Full day course - dates to be confirmed. Please contact if interested.
    VENUE: Sherwood Methodist Church, Devon Drive, Nottingham, NG5 2EN.
    Numbers: 6 to 12 participants
    Drinks and snacks provided
    COST: £65 for one day course
    £99 for 5 week course


  • DISCLOSURE, SAFEGUARDING & THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROCESS: UNDERSTANDING YOUR OBLIGATIONS TO SURVIVORS OF ABUSE

    DATE: 29th April 2019
    VENUE: Sherwood Methodist Church, Devon Drive, Nottingham NG5 2EN


    The course covers:
    Disclosure:

  • How to handle disclosures of abuse both recent and non-recent.
  • Using a mixture of case studies and discussion we will explore:
  • The potential conflicts between confidentiality and safeguarding
  • What action you should take
  • Understanding the importance of the context within which you work

    Safeguarding
  • understanding your obligations

    Pre-Trial Therapy Protocol
  • Why is a protocol necessary?
  • How might therapy impact on a criminal trial?
  • Understanding the need for new contracting
  • How does this impact on note taking?
  • How long should notes be retained?
  • What should I do if I get a request to disclose my notes?
  • How can I best support my client through the criminal justice process?

    9.30am to 4.30pm - drinks and snacks provided, bring your own lunch

    COST:
    2019 prices
    £75 - STUDENTS/EARLY BIRD IF BOOKED 8 WEEKS BEFORE
    £85 – GENERAL PRICE


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    WORKING PRACTICALLY WITH ADULT SURVIVORS OF CHILD ABUSE: Dissociation & Boundaries

    DATE: 20th May 2019
    VENUE: Sherwood Methodist Church, Devon Drive, Nottingham NG5 2EN


    The course covers two main topics which often impact when working with survivors:

    Dissociation
    - What is it?
    - What causes it?
    - How to spot it in session with a client
    - How to work with it
    - Different types of dissociation
    - DID

    Boundaries
    Firstly from the client’s perspective we look at:

  • how might a childhood of abuse impact the client's understanding and use of personal boundaries,
  • and how you can work with clients so that boundaries can be safely developed.

    From the therapist’s perspective we look at:
  • What is a therapeutic boundary and why do we have them?
  • What boundaries are particularly important or challenging with this client group
  • How flexible should we be?
  • How can we ethically flex boundaries?
  • An opportunity to explore the edges of your own therapeutic boundaries

    We also provide plenty of opportunity for your questions, as well as practical activities.

    Numbers restricted to maximum of 16

    9.30am to 4.30pm - drinks and snacks provided, bring your own lunch

    COST:

    2019 prices
    £75 - STUDENTS/EARLY BIRD IF BOOKED 8 WEEKS BEFORE
    £85 – GENERAL PRICE



  • SETTING UP A SUCCESSFUL COUNSELLING BUSINESS: A PRACTICAL WORKSHOP

    DATES: 8th July 2019
    VENUE: Sherwood Methodist Church, Devon Drive, Nottingham NG5 2EN


    This course is a workshop aimed at addressing the questions and practicalities for therapists wanting to start out in private practice.

    The course covers:

  • Is private practice the right choice for me?
  • The advantages/disadvantages of working from home or an office space
  • How should I charge
  • How much should I charge?
  • How should I take payments?
  • Should I have a cancellation fee?
  • What insurances do I need?
  • Does GDPR affect me?
  • What business expenses can I claim?
  • What directories should I use?
  • What other marketing should I consider or avoid?
  • Brand awareness
  • Do I need a website and how to get one
  • Working for organisations/EAP programmes
  • Professional wills

    Numbers restricted to maximum of 16

    9.30am to 4.30pm - drinks and snacks provided, bring your own lunch

    COST:
    2019 Prices
    £75 - STUDENTS/EARLY BIRD IF BOOKED 8 WEEKS BEFORE
    £85 – GENERAL PRICE


  • CPD Courses. careerpassion

    Careers Workshop for Counsellors & Psychotherapists

    You’ve finished your degree or training….. What now?

    A career workshop specifically designed for counsellors & psychotherapists who have completed, or are near the end, of their training & are deciding what path to take now.

  • You may be uncertain about career direction
  • Wondering about how to find paid employment
  • What type of organisation might you want to work for?
  • Considering whether private practice is right for you
  • Wondering whether to continue with your placement or volunteering?

    This workshop gives you the opportunity to explore your options, identify what’s right for you, and to discover a way to plan and move your career forward.
    COURSE DETAILS:
    DATE: TBC (please contact if interested)
    Time: 9.30 to 4 pm
    VENUE: Sherwood Methodist Church, Devon Drive, Nottingham, NG5 2EN.
    Numbers restricted to maximum of 15
    Drinks and snacks provided, please bring your own lunch
    COST:
    £65 – STUDENTS
    EARLY BIRD IF BOOKED 8 WEEKS BEFORE (8th Oct)
    £75 – GENERAL PRICE


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