2017 Trauma Workshop | Focus on the Family in partnership with Hillcrest Presbyterian Church and Psychologist Claire Newton

With the global increase of violent crime, divorce and other forms of trauma – most people are emotionally wounded at one stage or another. We ALL need to learn how to manage trauma and handle these potentially devastating events.

This workshop will equip and empower you to help yourselves,  families, friends and communities.
No experience in working with trauma required.
Cost: Free for Focus Counselling Association members
Non-members early registration  (BEFORE 10th August): R120 (Includes teas and registration)
To register email us at       

Trauma Resources will be available to purchase!  There will also be a resource giveaway during the workshop

What this workshop will cover:

  • Trauma & the symptoms of trauma
  • The difference between Acute Stress Disorder and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • What to do and what not to do with trauma
  • Children and trauma
  • Trauma counselling basics
  • Panel discussion with counsellors. Case studies will be discussed (You can submit these prior to event)

For further information:
Contact: 031 7163300

Banking details: Focus on the family Africa
Standard Bank, Hillcrest Branch, 051001 
Account no. 050 183540
Type of Account: Current 
ABSA bank holders need to put this info in Reference: Please put “Your Name / Trauma Workshop”   Proof of payment:

(Please ensure you email proof of payment to so it can be allocated to your registration)