Notice

Best practice approaches to early psychosocial care


following trauma and disaster: This workshop will cover


specific interventions following traumatic events and


outline the range of normal reactions, problematic


reactions including PTSD, the principles of the theoretical


basis of PTSD, the basic epidemiology of traumatic stress


disorders and an evidence based approach to the


prevention and treatment of post traumatic disorders.


Professor Jonathan Bisson, is a consultant psychiatrist


and director of Research and Development for Cardiff


University School of Medicine and Cardiff and Vale


University Health Board. He is an active researcher,


clinician and teacher in this area. His research has


contributed to the current guidance regarding single


session psychological interventions following traumatic


events and the adoption of a stepped care model to treat


those affected who go on to develop psychiatric disorder.


His work on early interventions following traumatic events


has shaped thinking internationally.


Date: October 12th 2012. 9:30am – 5:00pm


Pearse Hotel Dublin 2. Cost €75


Members’ rates €35


further information info@eapaireland.ie,


www.eapaireland.ie