Sexual Trauma 1st Aid

This essential workshop focuses on empowering anyone with practical skills and evidence-based knowledge to respond to a disclosure in a trauma-informed ‘best-practice’ manner. We recommend running this session over four hours with a few short breaks.

Bookings are now open for our Sexual Trauma 1st Aid workshop being held in Hobart Wednesday February 9th, 2022.  Download the flyer or book your tickets now!

Professional Development Outline:Keep calm, do not react, respond

  • SASS overview and support pathways

  • Awareness raising of information about sexual harm

  • Overview of trauma informed practice principles

  • Active consent

  • Neurological impact of trauma

  • Socio-cultural drivers of sexual harm

  • Responding to disclosures of sexual harm

  • Basic interventions for trauma symptoms

  • Self-care and vicarious trauma prevention

Expected outcomes for participants:

  • Knowledge of supports available, referral pathways and reporting processes

  • Improved understanding of the impact of sexual harm

  • Knowledge of sexual harm risk factors

  • Ability to apply trauma informed practice principles

  • Improved capacity to respond to disclosures of sexual harm

  • Skills on how to support and advocate on behalf of those who have experienced sexual harm


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