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Training on Trauma Support and Counselling

By: Data-Afrique Consultancy


04 - 08 Feb, 2019  5 days

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USD 1,000

This course is crucial since daily traumatic events happen and people especially in developing nations do not implement the best practices in dealing with traumatic events. this course aims at equipping its participants on first aid, recovery systems of trauma and effective treatments to victims of post-traumatic stress.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Identify the likelihood for trauma occurrence
  • Identify the symptoms of trauma-related stress (physical, emotional, behavioral, cognitive)
  • Identify post-traumatic symptoms
  • Determine trauma components that affect society
  • Determine recovery stages of trauma
  • Understand the best counseling implementation

Who Should Attend

This course targets NGO staff, counselors, trauma support personnel, emergency responders, medical practitioners, and new entry personnel in the field of risk management and security. The course will be beneficial to its participants since it will equip them with the understanding of trauma and the methods of overcoming trauma.

Course Outline

  • Understanding Trauma
  • History of Trauma
  • Definitions and Characteristics of Trauma
  • Psychological and Physiological Reactions to Trauma
  • Societal Trauma in Disaster (Natural or Man-Made)
  • Workplace Trauma
  • Characteristics of Effective Crisis and Trauma Counselors
  • Intervention and Assessment Models
  • Trauma Recovery Methods
  • Management of Emotional Arousal
  • Childhood Trauma and Its Effects
  • Counseling Children Approaches
  • Traumatized Clients Counseling
  • Techniques and Strategies of Trauma Counseling
  • Response to Trauma by Counselors
  • Care in Supporting People with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

General Notes

This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.

Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.


Data-Afrique Training Centre, Nairobi Kenya Feb 04 - 08 Feb, 2019
USD 1,000.00
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Duncan Kariuki +254723360025

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