How To Support Colleagues Following An Adverse Life Event

How To Support Colleagues Following An Adverse Life Event
Type: Workshop
Location: Mulgrave, VIC
Presenter: Jackie Tarabay
Level: Introductory
Audience: Healthcare professionals, Funerals and Cemetery workers, pastoral care workers

Workshop Overview: How to support Colleagues following an adverse life event

Knowing what to say and do to support a colleague who has experienced an adverse life event is a challenge faced by many in the work place. This workshop will explore the following through an experiential learning focus based on a case study using role plays and sharing a circle:

- How to communicate respectfully 
- How to provide effective support to a colleague 
- Building communication skills
- Create safe sharing space 
- Self-care 

Learning Outcomes:

- Build your strategies for sitting with another's distress
- Learn more skills to manage strong emotions
- Explore different ways ti care for yourself whilst having difficult conversations 

The Presenter: Jackie Tarabay

Jackie Tarabay is a Specialise Bereavement Counsellor, Clinical Supervisor, Trainer and Groups Coordinator at the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement (ACGB). Jackie provides individual counselling to children, adolescents and adults. Additionally, she coordinates various support groups including the Kids Grieve Too (KG2) program. Jackie also develops workshops, programs and customised trainings. 

Jackie has presented talks at the ACGB National Conference, Australasian Cemetery and Crematorium Association (ACCA), and Good Life Good Death Expo and was a member of the focus group for Palliative Care Australia (PCA). Jackie’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Counselling, a Master Practitioner Certificate in Neuro Linguistic Programing (NLP), a Diploma of Shamanic Studies, Clinical Supervision and a Cert IV in Training and Assessment. Jackie also has studied in a host of other areas including psychotherapy, grief and loss, drama and personal development.

Jackie's philosophy towards grief and loss is that every person is unique and grieves in their own way and in their own time. Jackie believe the core qualities of genuineness, empathy and unconditional positive regard are the heart of supporting the bereaved. Jackie advocates creating a safe, compassionate and non-judgemental environment to help people integrate their loss in a way that is both effective and personal. 

Workshop Details

Venue: Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement
253 Wellington Road

Date: Tuesday 13th August, 2019

Times: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Prices - Early Bird Pricing Announced 

ACGB is pleased to announce that we now have an early bird price point available for our remaining workshops in 2019. We have decided to introduce early bird pricing to make our workshops more accessible for those in the industry. 

Early Bird Pricing: 

  • $295.00 for ACGB Members 
  • $340.00 for non members

*These prices will end two weeks before the date of the workshop. After this date the regular pricing will be applied. 
For further information, please email or call 03 9265 2100. 

Standard Pricing: 
ACGB member: $340.00
Non-member price: $395.00

Cancellation and Refund Policy

The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement reserves the right to cancel education programs that do not achieve minimum participation, in which case all fees will be refunded.
Registration cancellations will not be accepted unless made in writing to the centre. Cancellations made more than thirty (30) days prior to the event date will be refunded less 25% of the registration fee to cover administration costs. 
No registration refunds will be made after this date. Please note: The full invoiced amount will still be payable in the event of non-attendance on the day.
253 Wellington Road Mulgrave VIC 3170 AUSTRALIA
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