PD Opportunity: Child Abuse and Trauma: Clinical Perspectives on Practical Approaches to Working with Children and Adolescents

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The ACP Committee are pleased to invite you to our next professional development opportunity.

Thursday 17th May 201​8, 6.30pm onwards (incl. 2 hours CPD)

Curtin University Building 401​

School of Occupational Therapy and Social Work Staff Common Room

CPD title: Child Abuse and Trauma; Clinical Perspectives on Practical Approaches to Working with Children and Adolescents

Presenters: Amanda Paton and Sian Burgess

Presentation information: The psychological impacts of child abuse and trauma are far reaching and can often span a lifetime. Working therapeutically with such clinical presentations is demanding and often fraught with obstacles for the client and clinician alike. The aim of this presentation is to explore specific practical considerations when providing psychological care to traumatized children and adolescents to optimise the therapeutic relationship, treatment planning and overall clinical outcomes.

The presentation will be followed by a panel discussion with Amanda Paton (Parkerville), Sian Burgess (Parkerville), Joanne Dobson (Parkerville) and Duane Smith (STREAM Psychology/previously SPOT – Specialist Psychological Outreach Team).

Cost: $20 for ACP members, $40 for non-ACP members (to be paid in cash on the night)

Registration: Please register your attendance by emailing eleanor.parker@postgrad.curtin.edu.au

Registration is required by COB Friday 11th May, 2018

For more details please click here

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