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Crisis and Trauma Management Seminar
Monday, 03 June 2019, 09.00-15.00
Middelthuns gate 27 (NHO), Majorstuen, Oslo, Norway
You can register HERE or further below.
Our seminar covers response and aftercare in disaster and emergency situations
The following are some of the questions answered at our seminar:
What are the challenges for leadership, staff and first-responders in dealing with crisis and disaster situations?
How can leadership in organizations, professional caregivers, authorities, and staff prepare for possible crisis and disaster situations?
What are good practices and effective organization during crises and disaster situations?
The following topics are also addressed at our seminar:
-The impacts of crisis and trauma on individuals and organizations
-Managing response in acute situations
-Immediate psychological care of individuals affected by crisis and trauma
-Aftercare of staff, caretakers and management
-Aspects of longer-term care of affected individuals
-Public relations procedures and communicating with the media
The seminar's instructors have worked in Europe and throughout the world with responses to crisis and trauma management. Their backgrounds include a professorship in psychotraumatology at The Medical Faculty at the University of Oslo, a professorship in Psychiatry at the Faculty of Medicine at Aberdeen University, Consultant in Charge of the Regional Traumatic Stress Clinic, Director of the Aberdeen Centre for Trauma Research, and associate memberships at the Scottish Institute for Policing Research and the Scottish Police College. Their experience also includes being one of the three Principal Advisors to the UK police services for the most serious crisis incidents, and positions with the Norwegian military, the WHO, and with UN and NATO deployments, along with a number of awards for long-term excellence in practice and research.
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3100 NOK per seminar participant
(Reduced fee until 10 May 2019: 2700 NOK per course participant)
2-4 seminar participants: 2700 NOK per seminar participant
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The course will be held in English. Food and drink will be served.
Preparing for Crisis and Trauma Situations
• Introduction and the seminar’s goals
• The impacts of crisis and trauma on individuals and organizations
• Challenges for leadership, staff and first-responders in dealing with crisis and disaster situations
• How leadership in organizations, professional caregivers, authorities, and staff can prepare for possible crisis and disaster situations
2nd part: Response and Handling of Crisis and Trauma
• Good practices and effective organization during crises and disaster situations
• Managing response in acute situations
• Immediate care of individuals by crisis and trauma
• Aftercare of staff, caretakers and management
• Aspects of longer-term care of affected individuals
3rd part: Group Exercise
Prof. David Alexander is one of three Principal Advisors to the UK police services for the most serious incidents, especially hostage ones. He is Emeritus Professor of Mental Health at the Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. Formerly, he was a Professor of Psychiatry in the Faculty of Medicine, Aberdeen University; Consultant in Charge of the Regional Traumatic Stress Clinic, and Director of the Aberdeen Centre for Trauma Research. He has worked with the Scottish Police for over 20 years, and is an Associate Member of both the Scottish Institute for Policing Research and the Scottish Police College.
Prof. Alexander has also been deployed operationally to local, national and international incidents of a serious nature. For many years, he taught at the Scottish Police College, principally on hostage negotiation, crisis and trauma management, and terrorism. He has also taught at the English Police Training College in Hendon, the FBI Academy in Quantico, the Russian School of Militia in Chelyabinsk, the Pakistan Army Medical College, the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and the Home Office.
Prof. Lars Weisæth has held various university research and teacher positions, and was professor in psychotraumatology at the Medical Faculty at the University of Oslo. His long-term research has mainly focused on the study of human responses to severe events, particularly situations that severely threaten life and cause death, immediate behavioural responses, the acute post-traumatic stress reactions, and the longer-term reactions with an emphasis on the health outcome. He is currently professor emeritus at The Medical Faculty, University of Oslo.
Additionally Prof. Weisæth served in United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon, and studied the coping and stress challenges in peacekeeping forces. While he was Chair at the Medical Faculty he also served as chief psychiatrist in the Norwegian Armed Forces. He had led WHO groups to various war and disaster areas. His most recent co-authored publication is “Disaster Psychiatry” published in 2017.
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