Child Abuse and Trauma: Clinical Approaches to Working with Children and Adolescents

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May 17, 2018 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Curtin University
Building 401
School of Occupational Therapy and Social Work Common Room
$20 for ACP members or $40 for non-ACP members
Eleanor Parker

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).

Registration: Please register your attendance by emailing
Registration is required by COB Friday 11th May, 2018

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