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AUSIT VIC Branch presents - A Mental Health and Well-being workshop: Coping with Vicarious Trauma and More

  • 27 August 2022
  • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (AEST)
  • The Comfort of your Own Space
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  • EMAIL with membership number to receive CODE

AUSIT VIC Branch Presents:

A Mental health and Well-Being Workshop - coping with vicarious trauma
 On-line Webinar via Zoom

Saturday 27 August 2022
11.00am - 1.00pm


A practical workshop to provide you with information on vicarious trauma, its signs and coping mechanisms and how to manage stress and anxiety.

Research has shown that nearly all language practitioners experience some symptoms of vicarious trauma, burn out or increased stress as a result of their repeated exposure to traumatic information or stories. This workshop is designed to help you unpack the phenomenon of vicarious trauma, explore warning signs, coping mechanisms and when and how to seek support. This session will also offer practical skills and tips that you can use to cope with stress and anxiety, and to support your own better mental health and well-being. This two-hour workshop will be facilitated by qualified counsellor and provisional psychologist Amy McMillan. You will have the opportunity to ask questions at the end of the session and are also welcome to email questions to in the coming weeks if you feel more comfortable having questions responded to anonymously in session.

Presenter - Amy McMillan 
Provisional Psychologist BPsySC, GradDipCouns, GradDipPsychAdv

Amy is a Provisional Psychologist and Qualified Counsellor who provides therapy services to all ages. Utilising an integrative therapy approach, Amy supports clients to develop an understanding of their emotions, wellbeing and the underlying factors contributing to present challenges and concerns. Amy is focused on developing a genuine and effective therapeutic relationship, where the individual’s unique hopes and goals are the focus. Amy’s experience includes providing therapeutic interventions in community mental health programs such as PHaMS, Carers and Work and the NDIS. Working with individuals Amy has also provided NDIS support Coordinator and specialist support services in the community mental health settings.

PD -  Introductory

Please  consult the NAATI Recertification Catalogue to allocate the relevant PD Points - downloadable from  Some activities can be included under different categories, so please choose the most appropriate category for your recertification purposes.

Please NOTE - This event is being recorded but ONLY available for two weeks from when it is sent with the certificates.



Saturday 27 August 2022
11:00am  - 1:00pm AEST


The Comfort of your Own Space

Zoom On-line Webinar


NAT All Members $25
NAT All Student Members $10
NAT all NON-Members $75
ASLIA/NZST - please email with your membership number to receive the CODE to register - $25



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