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Let's Beat Counting Sheep! Conquering Sleep Post Trauma

Format Workshop
Presenters Donna Zander
Description Sleep disruption is both a strategy and an effect of violence and abuse which profoundly effects the lives of mothers and their children. This workshop traces the interconnections between the patterns of sleeping (not sleeping) for women and children living with and recovering from the effects of violence and abuse. Many children experience nightmares, bed-wetting, night panics and disrupted sleep patterns following trauma. Recovery of the ability to sleep is often slow and uneven with interactive effects between women and children slowing progress. The workshop will explore strategies for dealing with insomnia, night awakenings, nightmares and bedwetting and aims to improve children's night time happenings and help them to make all their dreams come true!
Location VIC Metro, Australia
Venue Mercure Melbourne Hotel
Melbourne, Melbourne

Please contact the event organiser to confirm if this venue is wheelchair accessible
Start/End Date 10 Oct 2012
Time 9:30am to 4:30pm
Cost $200; AASW Members $180
Notes Participants will: Increase knowledge of appropriate trauma sleep assessment and intervention models for work with children, young people and their mothers. Be provided with the appropriate skills in assessing, intervening and supporting the long term recovery of sleep in children, young people and their mother's following trauma. Develop creative and responsive tools for their tool box. Have fun!
Organiser Donna Zander and Associates
Contact Name Donna Zander
Telephone 0411 399 747
Email donnazander@optusenet.com.au
Website www.donnazanderandassoicates.com.au