Introductory Course On Accompaniment In Crisis And Emergency Intervention
In light of the recent pandemic, it is urgent to reflect and prepare ourselves in an adequate way to act as real agents of change in the spaces where we have influence. The goal of this short course is to enhance helping professionals and psychotherapists' knowledge of possible interventions which can be applied in crisis and emergency interventions, both at group and individual levels. To this end, theoretical and practical-experiential elements will be provided.
Dr. Sergio Lara Cisternas
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The International Focusing Institute
Number of Days:
May 20, 2020 08:00 AM to 10:00 AM
May 27, 2020 08:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Jun 03, 2020 08:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Jun 10, 2020 08:00 AM to 10:00 AM
The recent pandemic is affecting the whole world in a catastrophic way, as declared by the WHO (World Health Organization). It is obviously affecting all our countries and community groups. It is urgent to reflect and prepare ourselves in an adequate way to act as real agents of change in the spaces where we have influence.
This short course aims to describe and explain skills and abilities which can be applied in crisis and emergency interventions, both on a group and individual level. The goal is to enhance helping professionals and psychotherapists' knowledge of possible interventions in this current situation. To this end, theoretical and practical-experiential elements will be provided.
To know and discuss the main concepts of intervention in crisis and emergency
To know some intervention techniques at both individual and community levels
To know empathy skills and abilities of use in crisis interventions
To analyze and discuss the psychosocial notions of trauma produced by natural disasters and catastrophes
To learn some models and techniques of individual and group intervention used in cases of natural disasters and other catastrophes
(1) General background on the pandemic and its implications and consequences.
(2) A clinical approach to individual intervention.
(3) A community approach to psychosocial intervention.
(4) The psychosocial effects of trauma produced by disasters, with an emphasis on group interventions in crisis, and on community resilience developed during these events.
(5) Various strategies for psychosocial intervention with affected communities. The role of collective memory and individual memory in the processes of community repair and reconstruction.
(6) The importance of validating the individual and collective experiences of those affected, as a preventive element of psychosocial trauma; the role of psychologists and therapists in these processes.
Attending live is encouraged as there will be the opportunity to practice in pairs during the classes. Recordings of all 4 sessions will be provided to all registrants at the conclusion of the course (earlier if possible). Breakout rooms are not recorded.
Sergio Lara, Chilean Psychologist. Professor at the University of Chile and at the University of Development, (1997-2015) where he was Professor of Theory and Systems, Experiential Psychotherapy and Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy. Sergio has a PhD with a Study on the Felt Sensation in Psychologists when they wait for a Client. Certified as a Focusing Coordinator in Chile through TIFI in 2004. Sergio is also a trainer and researcher at Alba Emoting (a method involving emotional inducting the capacity to regulate our emotions in a simple physical way, without mental intervention). He is the Founder and Director of the Institute for Integral Transpersonal Training and Development (IFDI), which began in 2002 to date, developing Focusing, Alba Emoting, Mindfulness and other training courses for psychotherapists. Sergio is a member of TIFI's International Leadership Council since August, 2014 and he offers several workshops of Focusing, FOT, TAE, Spirituality and Alba Emoting in Chile, Latin America, Spain, Portugal and Germany.
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