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Experiential Workshop: University of Limerick

Experiential Workshop

EXPLORING THE SOURCE OF VICARIOUS TRAUMA AND BURNOUT AND EMPTYING THE CONTAINERS

Instructor: Dr. Heidi Ahonen

Are you a helping professional, therapist, nurse, social worker, or volunteer? Do you work with traumatized people? Do you witness or share heartbreaking experiences day after day? This experiential workshop is for those who listen to the traumatic experiences of others and find those experiences to be traumas that burdens them as well. Vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue affect helping professionals’ physical, psychological and spiritual health as they observe and interact in daily traumatic accounts or react to the traumatic situations of others. Vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue not only steal away a helping professional’s passion, but also deteriorates their health. Many of us have unknowingly experienced it. It manifests as a sense of helplessness and ultimately leads to burnout and depression if disregarded. During this experiential workshop a variety of experiential techniques will be used to help participants identify and explore their vicarious traumatization, burnout, stress and resources.

Place: University of Limerick

Time:  May 18, 2013 at 12 – 4:30 pm (Includes a coffee break) 

Heidi’s Bio

Dr. Heidi Ahonen, PhD, Psychotherapist, Group Analyst,  Accredited Music Therapist, and Compassion Fatigue Specialist, is a professor of Music Therapy at Wilfrid Laurier and director of the Manfred and Penny Conrad Institute for Music Therapy Research. Her teaching career includes posts at North Karelia Polytechnic, the Sibelius Academy for Further Education and the Finnish Mental Health Association’s Psychotherapy Training Institute. She has extensive clinical and supervisory experience and has published widely on various therapeutic methodologies and qualitative research. Heidi is the author of Group Analytic Music Therapy (2007) by Barcelona publishers. Heidi has trained music therapists and psychotherapists and conducted workshops for healthcare professionals since 1991. As a clinician, Heidi practices music psychotherapy and in the music therapy field she has developed  group analytic music therapy methods, group analytic music therapy supervision model, integrated art and music therapy methods and music listening, imagination and improvisation methods. She specializes in adult clients with childhood traumas, PTSD, burn-out, vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue, and depression.


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Experiential Workshop: Finnish Group Analytic Society, Kaupunkilahetys, Helsinki, Finland

Experiential Workshop

EXPLORING THE SOURCE OF VICARIOUS TRAUMA AND BURNOUT AND EMPTYING THE CONTAINERS

Instructor:Dr. Heidi Ahonen

Are you a helping professional, therapist, nurse, social worker, missionary worker, pastor, rescue worker, or volunteer? Do you work with traumatized people? Do you witness or share heartbreaking experiences day after day? This experiential workshop is ideal for those who listen to the traumatic experiences of others and find those experiences to be traumas that burdens them as well. Vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue affect helping professionals’ physical, psychological and spiritual health as they observe and interact in daily traumatic accounts or react to the traumatic situations of others. Vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue not only steal away a helping professional’s passion, but also deteriorates their health. Many of us have unknowingly experienced it. It manifests as a sense of helplessness and ultimately leads to burnout and depression if disregarded. During this experiential workshop a variety of experiential techniques will be used to help participants identify and explore their vicarious traumatization, burnout, stress and resources.

Place: Finnish Group Analytic Society, Kaupunkilahetys, Helsinki, Finland

Time: Sept 8, 2012 at 9 am – 2 pm

WORKSHOP CONTENT

9- 10:00 Introduction of Vicarious Traumatization? What it is? What are the sings? What contributes it?

Break

10:15-11:45 Experiential workshop

Lunch Break

12:30 -14:00 Experiential workshop

 

Heidi’s Bio

Dr. Heidi Ahonen, PhD, Psychotherapist, Group Analyst, Accredited Music Therapist, and Compassion Fatigue Specialist, is a professor of Music Therapy at Wilfrid Laurier and director of the Manfred and Penny Conrad Institute for Music Therapy Research. Her teaching career includes posts at North Karelia Polytechnic, the Sibelius Academy for Further Education and the Finnish Mental Health Association’s Psychotherapy Training Institute. She has extensive clinical and supervisory experience and has published widely on various therapeutic methodologies and qualitative research. Heidi is the author of Group Analytic Music Therapy (2007) by Barcelona publishers. Heidi has trained music therapists and psychotherapists and conducted workshops for healthcare professionals since 1991. As a clinician, Heidi practices music psychotherapy and in the music therapy field she has developed group analytic music therapy methods, group analytic music therapy supervision model, integrated art and music therapy methods and music listening, imagination and improvisation methods. She specializes in adult clients with childhood traumas, PTSD, burn-out, vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue, and depression.


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Vicarious Trauma Workshop – Israel

Experiential Workshop

EMPTYING CONTAINERS WITH MUSIC: USING MUSIC TO EXPLORE THE SOURCE OF VICARIOUS TRAUMA AND BURNOUT AND EMPTYING THE CONTAINERS

Instructor: Dr. Heidi Ahonen

 

Are you a helping professional, therapist, nurse, social worker, pastor, rescue worker or counselor  Do you work with traumatized people? Do you witness or share heartbreaking experiences day after day? This experiential workshop is ideal for those who listen to the traumatic experiences of others and find those experiences to be traumas that burdens them as well. Vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue affect helping professionals’ physical, psychological and spiritual health as they observe and interact in daily traumatic accounts or react to the traumatic situations of others. Vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue not only steal away a helping professional’s passion, but also deteriorates their health. Many of us have unknowingly experienced it. It manifests as a sense of helplessness and ultimately leads to burnout and depression if disregarded. During this experiential workshop a variety of music therapy techniques will be used to help participants identify and explore their vicarious traumatization, burnout, stress and resources.

 

Place: ______________

Time: May 16, 2012 at 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

 

WORKSHOP CONTENT

1:00 -1:30 pm Introduction of participants

1:30-2:00 pm Introduction of Vicarious Traumatization? What it is? What are the sings?What contributes it?

2:00-3:15 pm Improvisation experiential

Coffee break

3:45-5:00 pm Guided Imagery experiential

Break

5:15-6:00 pm Closure

 

Heidi’s Bio

Dr. Heidi Ahonen, PhD, Psychotherapist, Group Analyst, Accredited Music Therapist, and Compassion Fatigue Specialist, is a professor of Music Therapy at Wilfrid Laurier and director of the Manfred and Penny Conrad Institute for Music Therapy Research. Her teaching career includes posts at North Karelia Polytechnic, the Sibelius Academy for Further Education and the Finnish Mental Health Association’s Psychotherapy Training Institute. She has extensive clinical and supervisory experience and has published widely on various therapeutic methodologies and qualitative research. Heidi is the author of Group Analytic Music Therapy (2007) by Barcelona publishers. Heidi has trained music therapists and psychotherapists and conducted workshops for healthcare professionals since 1991. As a clinician, Heidi practices music psychotherapy and in the music therapy field she has developed group analytic music therapy methods, group analytic music therapy supervision model, integrated art and music therapy methods and music listening, imagination and improvisation methods. She specializes in adult clients with childhood traumas, PTSD, burn-out, vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue, and depression.


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More Than Bread

More than Bread Website screenshot  More Than Bread profiles various workshops available to charitable and NGO working globally. Many groups are meeting the physical needs of people who have had their lives displaced, disrupted, or destroyed by conflicts around the world. The individuals behind More than Bread will endeavor to reach the whole person by equipping helpers with tools required to convey healing, providing direction so that distressed individuals may begin to find the journey back to wholeness – psychological and spiritual well-being.

More Than Bread will also help ‘those that help others’ deal with their own emotional distress and turmoil that they may find themselves wading through unexpectedly. Their own mission to better the world around them jeopardized, by their human limitations against a task so overwhelmingly large.

More Than Bread strives to touch the people who’s world of trauma is filled with helplessness. We attempt to create a domino effect by equipping helpers to convey hope and help to the emotionally hurting people in our world.

Learn more at More than Bread

Experiential Workshop: University of Limerick

Experiential Workshop EXPLORING THE SOURCE OF VICARIOUS TRAUMA AND BURNOUT AND EMPTYING...
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Experiential Workshop: Finnish Group Analytic Society, Kaupunkilahetys, Helsinki, Finland

Experiential Workshop EXPLORING THE SOURCE OF VICARIOUS TRAUMA AND BURNOUT AND EMPTYING...
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Vicarious Trauma Workshop – Israel

Experiential Workshop EMPTYING CONTAINERS WITH MUSIC: USING MUSIC TO EXPLORE THE SOURCE...
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http://www.morethanbread.org
  More Than Bread profiles various workshops available to charitable and NGO working...
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