Wellbeing at Work: An introduction to Stress & Trauma, Vicarious Trauma and Vicarious Resilience

Monday 11th March 2024, 9:30 – 12:30 at Manor House, Manor Street, Leeds, LS7 1PZ

Registration is essential as places are limited

The trauma we bear witness to in our work, directly or indirectly, undoubtedly affects us. The purpose of this training is to understand how it affects us and what we can do about it.

Who will benefit from this training?

This training is for anyone working in the Refugee Sector in Leeds

What you will learn:

· To understand stress & trauma and how it can impact us
· To define vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue, burnout, resilience and vicarious resilience
· To identify risk factors for developing vicarious trauma
· To identify strategies that enhance both personal and professional resilience

You can sign up using the link here

Co-Presented by:


Gill Newman – Gill is a Psychological Therapist and Trainer who has been working with crisis and trauma for 35 years. She has worked in specialist Refugee and Asylum Seeker services for 12 years – with Freedom from Torture and since January 2021 with Solace. Gill was one of the co-writers of the City of Sanctuary Mental Health Resource Pack

Safaa Al Mokdad – Safaa has been working in psychotherapy, particularly in addressing crises and psychological trauma resulting from wars. Since 2012, she has collaborated with numerous humanitarian organisations in Jordan, focusing on aiding survivors of war. Subsequently, her efforts have extended to humanitarian organizations in UK, where she is involved in assisting refugees from various parts of the world. This commitment reflects a contribution to mental health support for those affected by the far-reaching impacts of conflict and displacement.