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Date:  June 10 & 11, 2020

Time: Wednesday & Thursday, 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Location: Online

Presenter: Karin Linschoten, Clinical Director, Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers

Maximum: 25

In Part 2 of this series, participants will learn more about trauma and post-traumatic stress. You will:

  • gain an understanding of trauma and how it affects the nervous system, behaviour and perception
  • gain skills to work with people affected by trauma
  • obtain additional resources to use in your work

“It was enlightening to learn about the reactions of the brain to protect a person experiencing trauma -the three F’s. I found the information on vicarious trauma very helpful as I didn’t realize how much this was affecting me.”

Karin Linschoten has been providing services for adults, youth and children from immigrant and refugee backgrounds since 2002. From 2012 – 2016 Karin was the representative for Canada on the International Council for the Rehabilitation of Torture Victims.

You will receive a confirmation email once you have completed your registration form. Please note that you will need to register for both Part One and Part two to receive a certificate of completion. You will receive an invitation via email to attend the meeting.

June Part Two: Understanding PTSD and Strategies to Support Learners

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