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Clinical Approaches in the Treatment of Refugee Child and Adolescent Survivors of Torture and Trauma

Format Workshop
Presenters Nooria Mehraby, Gordana Hol-Radicic
Description Workshop outline
This one-day workshop aims to provide clinicians with additional skills for clinical practice in the treatment of child and adolescent refugee survivors of torture and trauma. It will reflect the shift in the formulation of the impacts of trauma on the developing brain. An integrated psychological, social and neurological approach to developmental trauma and treatment will be presented. Participants will be encouraged to reflect on the strengths and limitations of various therapeutic approaches.

Workshop program:
- Normal Psychosocial and Neurological Child Development
- Impact of Trauma on the Developing Brain
- Assessment and Treatment of Refugee Children and Adolescents
- Transference and Countertransference
Location NSW Metro, Australia
Venue STARTTS - Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors
152-168 The Horsley Dr, Carramar

Please contact the event organiser to confirm if this venue is wheelchair accessible
Start/End Date 9 Nov 2012
Time 9.30am-4.30pm
Cost $149 each, $99 for students
Notes Please refer to STARTTS' website ( for a flyer and to register.
Organiser STARTTS
Contact Name Melanie Leemon
Telephone 02 9794-1900
Fax 02 9794-1910