Available globally as tailored-to-client, private and public forum events
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WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
THE FULL SEMINAR PROGRAM (8.30 a.m. through 5.00 p.m.)
Dr Rebecca Jackson, Consultant Psychologist – This segment equips delegates with a basic understanding of Post-Traumatic Stress, including diagnosis history, diagnostic criteria and symptoms, prevalence, course, comorbidities, and risk factors for certain populations as well as common treatment approaches and interventions. The segment also explores individual differences and introduces the concept of post-traumatic growth.
PTSD – A SOLDIER’S EXPERIENCE (and beyond)
Tony Haigh, Senior Consultant - Hear about Tony’s early experiences of the effects of war and terrorism; understand what a traumatic event looks like including real examples (censored); learn about Tony’s personal experiences and his close call with PTSD; learn the benefits of pre-and post-deployment debriefs, immediate intervention counselling/debriefs and ongoing support; understand the importance of being a support to others – what matters, what the boundaries for workplace support should be and how to manage perceptions; hear Tony’s experiences beyond the military; how to risk manage trauma exposure; and how to manage relationships with PTS/PTSD sufferers.
PTSD – FROM DARK TO LIGHT “LISA’S STORY”
Lisa Doble, Senior Consultant - Lisa was a NSW Police Officer working in a regional location when a routine shift became a life changing experience. In this segment Lisa discusses the incident that changed everything for her; takes you through her diagnosis, symptoms and treatment of PTSD. She talks about life before diagnosis and life after Policing. Hear how minimizing risk, and Critical Incident Debriefing, could have assisted Lisa to understand what was happening; the role of family and friends; recognizing symptoms and triggers; and how crucial education is in managing PTSD and other physiological changes. Lisa is living proof that PTSD can take you on a journey from dark to light, and that you can have PTSD and still function at a high level.
Nola Hennessy, Founding Managing Director/Member & CEO, Serenidad Consulting - Undiagnosed, Nola suffered PTS symptoms for 35 years until 2002 when her symptoms were permanently erased, by accident. Nola will share her story and speak about the importance of Self Intelligence in understanding symptoms and root causes; managing perceptions and relationships; rehabilitation options that fit ‘outside the box’; and how sweet life can be after healing from PTS symptoms.
Julie Cross, Human Connections and “Sprkle” Consultant
Our final segment will leave you refreshed, energized, laughing, reflective and most importantly, with a smile that will last for weeks………a unique and fun experience!
THE ABOVE SEMINAR IS COMPLEMENTED BY OUR BUILDING COMMUNITY RESILIENCE
1-2 DAY SEMINAR AND WORKSHOPS