Facilitating Group Work
Supporting qualified practitioners to develop a multi-modality approach to working with trauma clients.
Facilitating Group Work (2 Day Program)
As a group facilitator you have a duty of care to develop and maintain a safe space for participants – however, in a therapy setting this can be challenging. Participants can be triggered by others stories, others may flood or overwhelm which can rupture in the group and the flow of the session.
This 2-day intensive program is designed for clinicians, practitioners, equine assisted therapists, and mental health workers who run group sessions as part of their role. As a group facilitator you have a duty of care to develop and maintain a safe space for participants – however, in a therapeutic setting this can be challenging.
Participants can be triggered by others’ story; some may flood or overwhelm which can rupture in the group and the flow of the session.
This highly interactive program will help build your knowledge, confidence, and skills in facilitating trauma-informed groups and programs. Over the 2-days you will learn how to hold space, develop trust and cohesion, set firm boundaries and guidelines and respond to challenges of group work.
Through instructional and experiential sessions, you will learn how to:
- Facilitate Group Therapy Sessions
- Understand Group dynamics and stages
- Set boundaries and contracting
- Manage conflict
- Manage emotional triggers within the group
- Understand the roles within the group
- Develop skills for trauma informed facilitation
- Facilitate inner work- staying with the feelings
- Recognise and manage transference and counter-transference
This program offers the opportunity to connect with other practitioners, earn 15 CPD points, participate in 2- hours group supervision and is a pre-requisite for our Equine Assisted Trauma Therapy weekend.
HUNTER VALLEY – AUGUST
When: Friday 25th – Saturday 26th August 2023
Time: 9am – 4 pm each day
Where: Paterson, Hunter Valley, NSW
Cost: $850 (inc. GST, refreshments and handbooks)