Trauma-informed Practice with Adult Refugees and Asylum Seekers

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Trauma-informed Practice with Adult Refugees and Asylum Seekers

This free training session is aimed towards GPs/ Primary Care teams supporting residents in initial, temporary dispersal and contingency (hotel) accommodation in London. 

This course helps health practitioners to further their understanding and enhance their skills of working with Asylum seekers and Refugees presenting with complex physiological health needs and mental health. To discover a more culturally sensitive approaches to providing timely and effective therapeutic care. Based on the Refugee Council’s learnings from our clients, the course facilitates expertise sharing of psychosocial perspectives via delegate experience and relevant Refugee Council case studies, with a focus on adults and families.

Course aims and objectives:

  • Understanding the Refugee Experience
  • The Impact on Psychosocial Needs
  • Empathic Approach - Cultural, Gender and Language considerations
  • Barriers to accessing Health care
  • Therapeutic Care Model - Learning from our experience
  • Working with Interpreters
  • Vicarious trauma and preventing burnout

Spaces are limited so where possible for now, if colleagues could nominate one team member per practice.