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8 keys to safe trauma recovery : take-charge strategies to empower your healing /

by Rothschild, Babette.

Publisher: New York, NY W.W. Norton & Company 2011Description: xi, 174 p. ; 24 cm.Other title: Eight keys to safe trauma recovery.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents : Common sense and trauma recovery -- Plot your course with mindfulness -- Begin with your epilogue-- You madeit! -- Remembering is not required -- Stop flashbacks -- Reconcile forgiveness and shame. Forgive your limitations ; Share your shame -- Take smaller steps for bigger leaps -- Get moving -- Making lemonade -- Evaluating recovery progress.Summary: This is not another book promoting a new method or type of treatment, rather it is a necessary adjunct to self-help and professional therapy recovery programs.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Child Trauma Academy. /

by Child Trauma Academy.

Publisher: 08/04/2004 10:50:12 2004Notes: Description based on contents viewed : 08/04/2004 10:50:12 Mode of access : WORLD WIDE WEB ONLINE RESOURCESummary: The ChildTrauma Academy is a not-for-profit organization based in Houston, Texas. The mission of the Academy is to help improve the lives of traumatized and maltreated children and their families.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Counselling torture survivors /

by Staehr, Allan | Staehr, Mia.

Publisher: Copenhagen IRCT 1995Description: 165p.Summary: This publication contains information and training material which aims to facilitate the rehabilitation of torture survivors and their families in countries where there are insufficient experienced health professionals to work with the survivors. It includes the 'UN Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment', the 'Declaration of Tokyo', a handbook for ex-political prisoners, the description of the counselling method, psychological concepts and a master sheet for monitoring.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Deeper dimensions - culture, youth and mental health. /

by Bashir, Marie (ed.) | Bennett, David (ed.).

Publisher: Parramatta, N.S.W. Transcultural Mental Health Centre 2000Description: xvi, 181 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Education and refugee students from southern Sudan . /

by Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture 2005Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

From isolation to connection : a guide to understanding and working with traumatised children and young people /

by Downey, Laurel.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Child Safety Commissioner 2009Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: 2009 Includes bibliographical referencesSummary: This book is for people working with, caring for, or in contact with children and young people whose lives have been hurt by abuse, neglect or other trauma. It could also be used by young people themselves to help in understanding their experiences and reactions. As a resource it may help readers to: understand traumatised children and young people better; collect ideas about how to work with children and young people; work with families, carers and professionals. The book includes ideas on how to help; case studies; information about trauma, attachment, child development and the impact of abuse, neglect and other traumaAvailability: (1)

Hidden exploitation : women in forced labour, marriage and migration : understanding the gaps in prevention and protection needs in trafficking and exploitation of women and girls in Australia : an evidence review /

by Burn, Jennifer | Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand | Simmons, Frances | Hollonds, Jemma | Power, Kate.

Publisher: Abbotsford, Vic. Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand 2012Description: 58 p. & summary.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: "Report commissioned by Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand and prepared by Anti-Slavery Australia in partnership with the Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning at the University of Technology, Sydney. Associate Professor Jennifer Burn, Frances Simmons, Jemma Hollonds, Kate Power, Pam Stewart and Nicole Watson."--T.p. verso. Includes bibliographical references (p. 50-55)Summary: This report exposes gaps in knowledge and services relating to the labour of women in Australia. Along with an assessment of the needs, it provides suggestions for a way forward in terms of possible partnerships for developing knowledge, services and advocacy. The gaps considered include labour force, forced labour, forced migration and forced marriage.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Making space for learning : trauma informed practice in schools /

by Australian Childhood Foundation.

Publisher: Ringwood, Vic. Australian Childhood Foundation 2010Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: 2010 Includes bibliographic references pp. 90-91Summary: This is a resource guide for teachers, principals and counsellors to assist schools to unlock the potential of traumatised children and young people to grow and develop at school.Availability: (1)

The boy who wouldn't die /

by Vincent, David Nyuol | Nader, Carol.

Publisher: Fairfax Books 2012Description: 232 p., [12] p. of plates : col. ill., col. ports. ; 24 cm.Summary: David Nyuol Vincent was a little boy when he fled southern Sudan with his father, as war raged in their country. He left behind his distraught mother and sisters, his village and his childhood. He would never return. For months David and his father walked across southern Sudan, barefoot, desperately searching for safety, food and water. They survived the perilous Sahara Desert crossing into Ethiopia only to be separated. David was taken in and trained as a child soldier, surviving the next 17 years of his life alone in refugee camps. Life was a relentless struggle against starvation, air bombings and people determined to kill him and his people. In 2004 David was offered a humanitarian visa as one of the Lost Boys of Sudan and was resettled to Australia. Traumatised by what he had seen and endured, he went about the slow and painful process of making a new life for himself-a life away from hunger, away from guns, away from death. A life where David is determined to improve the plight of his people both here in Australia and back in South Sudan. Told with frankness and humour, this is the powerful account of a young man's resilience. The story of a boy who refused to dieAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (2).
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The education needs of young refugees in Victoria . /

by Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture 2007Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: SCHOOL TO WORKSummary: This document aims to support the development of a government policy position to improve existing levels of support for the well-being and educational achievement of students from refugee backgrounds. It was developed by the Refugee Education Partnership Project, a collaborative effort of both government and non-government organisations, co-ordinated by Foundation HouseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The sociality of refugee healing : in dialogue with Southern Sudanese refugees resettling in Australia - towards a social model of healing /

by Westoby, Peter.

Publisher: [Seaholme, Vic.] Common Ground Publishing 2009Description: xv, 203 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.Notes: Bibliography: p. 189-202Summary: In response to a significant challenge from Sudanese community leaders, Peter Westoby embarked on a vibrant intellectual quest. In the process he has carved out new ways of understanding experiences of distress and healing. The Sociality of Refugee Healing will be an invaluable companion for practitioners, policy makers and anyone who cares about communities who have endured hardship.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Trauma and recovery. /

by Herman, Judith Lewis.

Publisher: Basic Books 1997Description: xi, 290 p.Notes: Cover title: Trauma and recovery : the aftermath of violence - from domestic abuse to political terror. Family Relationships Team collection (Max Broadway's office 16 April 2009)Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Trauma essentials : the go-to guide /

by Rothschild, Babette.

Publisher: New York, NY W.W. Norton & Company Ltd 2011Description: 154 p. ; 24 cm.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Summary: Babette Rothschild presents the wide range of trauma treatments available and gives readers tools to choose a treatment plan or assess whether their treatment plan is working. Medication and associated conditions such as anxiety and panic disorders are also discussed.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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