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Trauma Wise – GP
August 22, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pmR800
An introduction to traumatic stress and trauma support practices (accredited for 15 CPD Points). This course is aimed at organisations, lay counsellors and individuals needing a
substantial understanding of the effects of trauma to provide better assistance to victims of violent crime and traumatic incidents:
Introduction to traumatic stress.
Trauma field in South Africa.
Traumatic stress response.
Definition of traumatic stress.
Types of trauma & Types of victims
4 Phases of traumatic stress.
Post traumatic stress reaction.
Post traumatic stress disorder.
Acute stress disorder
Developing a referral network
Supporting Victims of Trauma
Trauma Support intervention Model
Introduction to Trauma lay counselling model
This particular course will run 22 & 29 August and 12, 19 & 26 September.
About the facilitator:
Philip Stoneman was founder and previous director of the iThemba Rape and Trauma Support Centre. He was a trauma support trainer for the South African Institute for Traumatic Stress (SAITS) 2008-2011. He facilitated a number of workshops for SAITS for the Gauteng Department of Health and Department of Community Safety. A motivated, personable business professional with a successful 10-year track record in the field of trauma support, he has facilitated training in the field of victim empowerment and trauma
support/crisis intervention with various stakeholders such as SAITS, SAP and other community organizations. Philip Stoneman is currently founder and chairperson of Trauma Support SA.
**Please note: we do not recommend that you attend this course if you were recently a victim of crime / trauma or if you are still undergoing counselling / therapeutic treatment for a trauma related incident.**
This five day course costs R800 per person and a 50% deposit is required to confirm your place.
To book or make an appointment to discuss training at your Organization please email either Philip Stoneman or Dennis Jordaan at