Trauma Informed Assessment and Formulation

Description

This blended course provides participants with the knowledge, skills and insights needed to conduct comprehensive assessments, and develop case formulations for individuals from refugee backgrounds who have experienced torture and other traumatic events.

Content includes:

  • Key areas to be assessed;
  • Consideration of the client’s developmental needs and cultural perspectives, using a bio-psycho-social approach;
  • A comprehensive assessment process to address clients’ therapeutic needs; and
  • Creating a case formulation to inform the selection of relevant evidence-informed interventions.

Suitable for

Practitioners providing counselling, psychotherapy, and casework support to people from refugee backgrounds.


Pre-requisite

Participants will be expected to have completed either a Foundation House Introductory workshop, or ‘Refugee and Asylum Seeking Experiences’ Online.
The online option is available free as a pre-requisite when you register for this workshop.


Fee

Self-paced Learning, plus online workshop:

Standard Rate: $300 per person
Early Bird Rate: $270 per person (if you enrol on or before 14 Apr)

Self-paced Learning, plus onsite workshop:

Standard Rate (morning tea & lunch included): $330 per person
Early Bird Rate: $300 per person (if you enrol on or before 16 Sep)


Mode
  • Self-paced online learning, plus 1 x 6 hour interactive practice workshop, either onsite (in Brunswick) or online (via Zoom).
  • The course consists of 2-3 hours of self-paced learning by recorded material, plus 1 x 6 hour interactive practice workshop, either onsite or online.
  • The dates you register for are those of the interactive workshop.
  • The self-paced material will be provided 3 weeks prior and needs to be completed before you attend the workshop.
  • Course information and instructions will be provided closer to the date, including how to access the self-paced materials via our Learning Management System.