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Changing Vulnerable Lives Trauma Training

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University of Newcastle

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Join Dr Mel Baker & Clinician Heather Pinel for an intensive professional development day unpacking:

Attachment Trauma and Validation following Trauma.

Heather Pinel Grad. Dip Counselling, Dip. Community Services, Dip FLM, Cert IV AWT, Bach. Social Work {pending} is the Principal Convenor of the Resilience Clinic, based on the NSW Central Coast and a member of the AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers.
As a Human Services Clinician in the fields of Counselling, Case Management, Sensory Therapies and Education, Heather’s core speciality is working in the area of attachment trauma, anxiety, family systems, anger management, emotional intelligence, mindfulness, and neurobiology with children, young people and families, parents and carers. Heather has researched, developed and implemented many social, behavioural and emotional enrichment programs for children, teens and families in the community sector, early childhood and primary school education.

The morning session of our workshop will interactively unpack current thoughts, theoretical perspectives and trauma informed techniques to enhance our current understanding of Trauma impact.

How trauma affects children & young people

Communicating effectively to children & young people with trauma challenges

Interpreting emotional and behavioural responses

Supporting child safety and wellbeing

Obtaining extra help

Supporting and referring families

Reducing risk of compassion fatigue


Dr Mel Baker B.Min Dip.Th M.Ed (Adult) EdD
Founder and Director of Unchain your Wellbeing creating a successful wellbeing model that enables people from all walks of life to find healing in themselves, particularly following trauma. Mel is a published author and creates mental health tools out of her research and trauma experience that has been instrumental in rebuilding her own life, other veterans and mental health sufferers. She runs in-service training and workshops in mental health clinics and for various practitioners. Previously, Mel was a Chaplain in the Royal Australian Navy and in the NSW Police Force, having also served as a Post-Trauma Chaplain and Adult Educator worldwide training both Chaplains and Police Officers in Australia, New Zealand, England and Northern Ireland in professional leadership, trauma, identity in communities of practice and adult learning techniques. She volunteers as a Consumer Consultant at Healthscope Mental Health Clinic in Liverpool, NSW.

Rebuilding Validations following Trauma
“After I rebuilt my validations my shattered foundation and purpose strengthened”
This afternoon session will establish the importance of 3 significant validations (belief in self, listen to self and affirm self) through Dr Baker's evidence-based and practice-based wellbeing research model. You will learn your strongest validation to fully engage with the model and learn examples of the significance in rebuilding lives following trauma. Mel’s book, Wellbeing Roadmap Board Game (which we will play as part of the session) and tools will be available for purchase on the day.












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