A Solution Focused Approach To Severe Trauma & Stress Recovery

A One-day Online Interactive Workshop with John Henden

Due to demand, an additional date has been added

Wednesday, 1st July 2020
&
Monday, 27 July 2020 

9.00am - 3.30pm - via ZOOM

What others have said about this workshop

"This would be one of the best workshops that I have attended, hugely informative"

"John was an excellent communicator and the practice exercises really reinforced the learning"

"Trainings on this topic are certainly a much needed resource in NZ at the moment and I am thankful that you are facilitating access to trainings to upskill people in this area. I hope that you will continue to strive to provide the most up to date and evidence-based presentations available in the future. Thank you"

Who Should Attend

Telephone crisis line staff, psychotherapists, mental health nurses, Fire & Rescue staff, Ambulance staff, art therapists, Veterans’ welfare agencies and their welfare staff. 

Also, Police, counsellors, psychiatrists, psychologists, military personnel, clinicians, criminal justice professionals, social and youth workers.

Workshop Aims

This workshop will provide participants with easy-to-learn-and-apply solution focused tools and techniques to enable victims of severe trauma and stress to get their lives back on track.

Initially, importance is placed on affirming and empowering victims of trauma to regain control over symptoms. The six fields of work - triggers, flashbacks, intrusive thoughts, sleep disturbance, ‘the lows’ and living life to the full, are examined in detail to give participants increased understanding and confidence in working with this client group in a specialised solution focused way.

Intended Learning Outcomes

At the end of the workshop attendees will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an increased understanding of severe trauma and/or stress
  • Know the difference between the ‘victimhood’, ‘survivorhood’ and ‘living life well’/’thriverhood’
  • Understand the basic solution focused tools & techniques used with this group of service users
  • Use a variety of specialised tools and techniques for helping those involved move further towards living life well 
  • Recognise how the specialised techniques can be applied to all types of trauma
  • Appreciate the pitfalls when working with severe trauma and/or stress
  • Highlight the most helpful and useful questions to ask
  • Understand the key ways staff can look after themselves to enable them to undertake this important work
  • Feel more confident in their work with a wide range of service users who have experienced severe trauma and/or stress.

About The Presenter

John Henden has a background in psychology, is a qualified counsellor and a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. For over 20 years he worked within the National Health Service in the UK both as a clinician and in management roles before establishing his training and consultancy firm. He regularly presents on a range of solution focused topics in different international forums, and has received particular acclaim for his work on solution focused suicide prevention and intervention.

John is an author, and his best-selling book ‘Preventing Suicide: The Solution Focused Approach‘, is now into its second edition. His new book 'What It Takes To Thrive: Techniques for Severe Trauma and Stress Recovery' deals with all aspects of severe trauma and stress recovery by offering tools and techniques to manage triggers, flashbacks or intrusive thoughts, helping survivors to regain control of their lives.

His energetic and captivating presentation style, utilizing multiple teaching mediums, ensures delegates will leave equipped to incorporate this ground breaking intervention model immediately, into their work with at-risk people.

Order your copy today - What It Takes To Thrive

We have paperback and E-versions of John's book available for sale.

Paperback - $39.00 inc GST (inclusive of postage & packaging throughout NZ)
E-Book - $12.00 inc GST
Simply email faye@grow.co.nz to order your copy

Zoom Meeting Date & Time

Wednesday, 1st July 2020

9.00am - 3.30pm

This workshop will be delivered via ZOOM. Participants will be able to do exercises in separate (virtual) break out rooms and you will be emailed resources prior to the training. All you need is a computer with internet connection. 

You will be sent the details to access ZOOM, after you have registered.

We encourage participants to email their questions to us prior to the workshop, or via the chat at the meeting - email faye@grow.co.nz
Please note this webinar will not be recorded and made available post event.

Price & Registration

One Day ZOOM Workshop
$199.00 + GST

Registration

Payment online is by Debit or Credit Card: VISA, Mastercard or American Express only and there are 3 easy steps to complete the online booking process.

Upon completion of your registration, you will receive an automated confirmation email. If you have any issues or questions about your booking, please contact Faye Johnson on 027 607 3000 or email: faye@grow.co.nz

We work hard to ensure that all workshops are cost effective by automating our systems. If you require an invoice (rather than paying by debit or credit card) there will be a $20.00 + GST surcharge for this, and you will need to supply:

  • The full name and postal address required to appear on the invoice.
  • The contact name and email of the person(s) responsible for authorising this expense and approving payment.
  • Any purchase order references required on vendor invoices.


Please email faye@grow.co.nz  if you would like to reserve a place, as our workshops fill quickly.

What happens if you have to cancel?
Refunds are not available unless GROW cancels the workshop ahead of time. Training is cancellable by GROW with 3 days’ notice if a minimum number of attendees is not met.
Please note: GROW Ltd reserves the right to make any amendments that we may deem to be in the best interest of the forum – it is however very unlikely and we will notify you as soon as possible should this occur.


For more information see our full Terms of Trade.

CONTACT US

For further details, please contact:
Faye Johnson at faye@grow.co.nz or
Phone: 027 607 3000