Introduction While most of us have learnt how to manage stress in our everyday lives, trauma like natural disasters, tragic accidents, domestic violence and rape could cripple and debilitate our functioning
While most of us have learnt how to manage stress in our everyday lives, trauma like natural disasters, tragic accidents, domestic violence and rape could cripple and debilitate our functioning system to work, eat and sleep. Even simple tasks like household chores would drain us of our energy.
Many such victims suffer in silence as their friends and family members often do not understand their suffering and not knowing how to help them. This workshop will help you to know how and when to provide basic care, comfort and support to people experiencing trauma or disaster-related stress.
At the end of the workshop, you will be able to:
- Understand crisis and trauma and the impact on self, family and community
- Recognise symptoms of psychology-related stress, and know where to get the necessary assistance
- Identify ways to take care of yourself before, during and after providing support to the survivors
- Know how to help and when to refer client for professional help
Date: 6 June 2020 (Sat)
Time: 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm via Zoom
Fee: RM40 for NACC members, RM80 for non-members
Contact Hours Awarded: 2 hours
Weblink: You will receive the link after you have registered.
(Saturday) 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Dr. Yeo Pei Li
Dr. Yeo Pei Li
A licensed counsellor with the Malaysia's Board of Counsellor since 2003. She specializes in career counseling, family counseling, and using psychometric testing in her sessions, such as administering personality test, career interest test, aptitude test and couples test. Besides counseling, she lectures, gives talks and conducts workshops to a wide spectrum of society, i.e. from school children to corporate staff. Topics she has trained or lecture include Personal Development Series such as self-discovery, leadership, time management, motivation, paracounseling skills, sex education, career planning, resume writing and interviewing skills. Her doctorate is in counsellor education and supervision from Regent University. She is the Dean of Counselling at Alpha Omega International College, board member of NACC Malaysia and an active member of the Family Life Ministries at FGA KL, her home church. She was formerly a banker and has worked in the Customer Service Division and Training Department.