In Bangkok, a workshop by Dart Centre Australasia and the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand about understanding psychological trauma and enhancing resilience when exposed to potentially traumatic events.
Reporting history is exhilarating and exciting, even when that history contains violence and disaster. Nonetheless, these events sometimes also confront the reporter with the worst that the world has to offer – tragedy, suffering and trauma.
In this workshop, participants can expect to take away: A deeper understanding of human trauma responses; how this translates to self care, peer support and traumatised interview subjects; applied techniques for enhancing resilience; and an opportunity to learn from the shared experience of workshop participants of ‘what works.'
This will be an interactive workshop facilitated by Brett McLeod, a journalist with the Nine Network in Australia, and Cait McMahon a psychologist, trauma and journalism specialist and managing director of Dart Centre Australasia.
"Enhancing resilience for media professionals"
August 24 – 9:30am-4:30pm
Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand
518/5 Ploenchit Road (connected to the BTS Skytrain Chitlom station)
Patumwan, Bangkok 10330
Call 02-652-0580-1 to RSVP as space is limited.
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