SFA12-SFA: Supporting lawyers and their clients through and when re-living trauma

Description

An interactive one-day training programme rooted in a Trauma Informed Practise (TIP) approach to protect clients and self when recounting and re-living traumatic events. This may be during the witness statement process and when managing anticipatory and bereavement grief. The effects of trauma exposure on lawyers through clients’ statements will be examined including recognising and managing challenging emotions, vicarious trauma, PTSD etc. in the context of self-protection and self-preservation through self-care.

What you will learn

Part 1 - Trauma processes
• Theory and rationale of a TIP approach
• Impact of triggering and re-traumatisation
• Grief and bereavement processes – impact on reactions and consequences
Part 2 – Reliving trauma
• Semantics and internal narrative(s) – ‘changing the script’
• Protecting clients during challenging conversations
• Translating TIP into practical application for self, client, and others
Part 3 – Protecting your client - the here and now
• Considerations for preparation and planning during pre, peri and post witness statement/end of life timeline
• Implementation of mitigation strategies - managing triggers minimising and re-traumatising client and self
Part 4 – Buffers to protect client and self (present and future)
• Supportive systems and partnership working.
• Client support via partnership working and self-care
• Protecting self from potential vicarious trauma
• Implementation of a trauma informed approach in practise – next steps

Further information

The National Centre for Suicide Prevention Education & Training UK CIC
Provider:
The National Centre for Suicide Prevention Education & Training UK CIC
Duration:
-
Price:
POA
Availability:
Scheduled dates
Course type:
Blended
Locations:
Aylesbury, Birmingham, Cardiff, GIBRALTAR, Lisburn, London, Manchester, Merthyr Tydfil, Warrington, Wrexham

Contact Information

The National Centre for Suicide Prevention Education & Training UK CIC

Kemp House
152-160 City road
London UK
EC1V 2NX

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