Introduction to Setting Up Safe Spaces

This free 3-hour training aims to give practitioners and frontline workers an introduction to safe, good practice principles when setting up psychosocial support spaces/services for refugee communities.

 

 

 

 

Who is the training for?

 

Organisations, workers, volunteers and anyone else working with refugees who wishes to gain an understanding of safe trauma-sensitive practice.

 

 

Where does the training take place?

 

Online. There are two upcoming trainings that participants can register for:

 

 

30th June
20th July
New dates are announced on a rolling basis

 

 

Training lasts three hours and covers:

 

• Core principles for setting up a safe healing space

 

• Four core guiding values and how to practice them (respect, connecting, understanding, curiosity)

 

• An introduction to trauma-sensitive practice to help you understand how to recognise and respond to trauma safely

 

• An introduction to identity-informed practice – to ensure that refugee communities are at the centre of your practice

 

If you’d like to gain a more in-depth understanding, please contact the Amna team for a more detailed consultation for your organisation.

 

 

As a person of lived experience it was a great opportunity for me to learn more about what I went through myself and how I can help those in the same situation, as well as taking care of myself in the volunteer role.

 

 

 

Training participant