Psychological First Aid For Families is an evidencebased modular approach that is specifically designed for families to deal with overwhelming, frightening experiences or psychological distress during crises, disasters, or traumatic events. Psychological First Aid is an internationally accepted early psychological intervention based on the principles of humane, support and practical helps for families who are greatly impacted by the aftermath of a critical incident. The aims of the PFA is to reduce the stress or psychological distress of individuals who are impacted by the event, to provide practical help and support, to link them with the available resources, and to empower them with self-help strategies. The PFA’s practical skills and action principles: Prepare, Look, Listen and Link are crucial to be learned by families in order to prepare them mentally and physically to respond to any crisis that occurs in the family. This PFA training is for everyone, regardless of their background and can be used in dealing with daily challenges. The participants of the workshop will learn about the concept of PFA, common and expected immediate responses to a frightening or overwhelming experience, the needs of children, adolescents, and parents, how parents can help and the application of PFA in families.
|Dr Pau Kee||Mr Lee Boon Hock||Associate Professor Dr Aslina Ahmad|
|Director of Counseling Center|
Sultan Idris Education University
Hospital Bahagia Ulu Kinta, Perak
Sultan Idris Education University
It is A one day practical experience with B40 Families in Kg xxx.
The main objectives are for counselors to visit the B40 families, explore their specific needs in parenting (adolecents & children) & other family matters. The sessions will take place from one home to another in which counselors will gain the skills of communicating with families of different cultural background; identify their immediate needs; discuss with the potential ways to overcome their issues and suggest referrals and further psychosocial assistance to address the issues faced. Participant will document and write professional report of the visit for further continuous support from the local counselors / PERKAMA Intl volunteers.
– Skill of Making assessments of the needs families in the community
– Propose ways to overcome issues faced
– Provide psychoeducation on parenting & family matters
– Documenting report for further support & assistance by local counselors/volunteers”
|Associate Professor Dr Haniza Rais|
|International Islamic University Malaysia|
|Professor Dr S Kent Butler|
|Professor University of Central Florida|
|Major (retd) Awang Rusli Bujang|
|Brunei Darussalam Counselling Association|
This workshop will attempt to address issues that counselling supervisees and counselling supervisors contend with during counselling supervision. Participants will be given opportunities to reflect on their experiences of supervising and of being supervised, on the creation of the safe space provided by supervision, on how to use counselling supervision to enhance reflexivity and competencies and on how to use better the roles and relationships created within the supervisory alliance.
Attendees will be able to achieve the set objectives and learning outcomes of the workshop through the use of exercises that address the objectives, functions, outcomes and ethics of counselling supervision. It will also include brief presentations on responsibilities within counselling supervision, different approaches and techniques. The workshop will also introduce cell group supervision developed in Malta by the workshop facilitator.
Participants will also be given the opportunity to role play different roles and to address personal issues that may include competencies and ethics within their own practice. The workshop will end with the presentation and discussion of case studies from the participants’ own practice, which may include issues around dual relationships and roles, transcultural issues, countertransference, malpractice, stuckness and moral and ethical dilemmas.”
|Dr Dione Mifsud|
|University of Malta|
|Dr Haniza Yon|
|Founder & CEO
|DR MERIKAN AREN|
|UNIVERSITI MALAYSIA SARAWAK|
|Dr Sher Kawi Jaafar|
Sher’N Rique Sdn Bhd
|Ms. Khairun Nafisah|
Team Leader Careline Counsellor
Naluri Hidup Sdn Bhd