Webinar Outline 

Date: 23 July 2020  Time: 9.00 - 10.30 am AEST

Treating Complex Trauma in the COVID-19 Era

In this webinar Dr Ford will explore the impact of the pandemic on people with complex trauma histories and how to adapt complex trauma treatment to meet pandemic-related challenges. A special focus will address the impact of the pandemic on a high-risk group, front-line healthcare workers. Dr Ford will show extracts of video interviews with a front-line doctor and nurse practitioner.

A complex trauma approach to treating the long-term effects on front-line workers will be introduced utilizing ‘Therapeutic Psychological First Aid’: Basic Principles and 7 Essential Elements.

Dr Ford will also address the need to recognize and manage secondary traumatic stress in the COVID-19 era.

Learning Objectives  

Attendees will be able to: