Staying Connected When Emotions Run High

Family and Carer Mental Health Program, Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District presents:

Dr Annemaree Bickerton (Child, Adolescent and Family Psychiatrist) and
Toni Garretty (Clinical Coordinator)

This workshop is aimed at those working with children and adolescents, through to adults (12yrs – 100yrs) and has been delivered to mental health and generalist clinicians, school counsellors, teachers, school executives, family & community services (FaCS), emergency services and a range of other Government and Non-Government employees.  The training will introduce professionals with frameworks and relationship strategies to become a greater resource to someone who has changeable and overwhelming emotions; who displays impulsive and destructive behaviour; behaves in a way that makes them a danger to self or others and, experiences relationship difficulties.

Cost | $55 per person

Attendees will receive morning tea, lunch, a workbook and certificate recording 6.5hrs for CPD

See flyer for payment and registration details

Learning outcomes:

  • Increased understanding of emotion dysregulation
  • Identify the ‘four carer dances’  and their role in emotion dysregulation
  • Knowledge of  the ‘five key relationship strategies’ in order to become a helpful resource to someone in distress
  • Understanding relationship triangles – Karpmann’s Model
  • Introducing the concept of Safety Planning  “Like a Fire Drill” to promote safety when distress or risk escalates

Venue | The Jacaranda Room, Shoalhaven Ex-Servicemen’s Club, 131 Greenwell Point Rd Worrigee NOWRA

Date and Time | Tuesday 19 September 2017, (8.30am registration) 9.00am – 4.30pm


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