Mindset Training for Vicarious Trauma

IfJ CPD Courses

Event details


27 Feb 2024


Tuesday 13:30-16:30
Registration 13:15


Online Zoom
United Kingdom

Event Fees

Subsidised 3-hour course £ 25.00

Booking info

Max participants: 20

Course facilitator(s): Rachel Jones-Wild

Course facilitator(s) bio:

Rachel is an accredited Breathworks mindfulness trainer with nine years' experience in teaching mindfulness. She is also an integrative psychotherapist and clinical supervisor.

Course requirements: IfJ Member

Who is this course for: Professionals working with vulnerable people who want to learn more about mindfulness.

This course will be an experiential workshop on using mindfulness to recognise, understand and manage vicarious trauma. Participants will have a chance to learn meditation, mindfulness and visualisation techniques to manage vicarious trauma.

It would be helpful, but not mandatory to first attend the CPD course 'Trauma-Informed Support for Vulnerable People' on 29th January. Follow the link for more details.

Course content: 

This is an experiential workshop. There will be some theory and discussion about definitions of vicarious trauma and how to recognise and manage it. 

There will also be an opportunity to be led through guided meditations, mindful movements and visualisations. 

Participants will be split into breakout rooms for discussion. 

Course aims/objectives:

1. To have an understanding of what mindfulness is. 

2. To gain some practical skills in using mindfulness and visualisation to manage personal experiences of overwhelm and vicarious trauma.

3. To gain a personal strategy to manage overwhelm and vicarious trauma. 

Course method: 

The workshop is run in the form of a small group training. The presenter will persent information and will invite high levels of participation and sharing of knowledge and ideas. Prepared slides/handouts guide the process rather than impart information. 

The following materials are provided: 

  • Powerpoint presentations
  • Guidance for further reading
  • Bibliography

- Participants to log on 15 minutes prior to start of each session.

- It is required that all participants keep their cameras on throughout the workshop.

- Participants to complete online feedback form post workshop.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel your booking with 14 or more days notice, you will receive a full refund minus a £15 admin charge. If you cancel your booking with less than 48 hours' notice, we are unfortunately unable to offer a refund. However, you may substitute another delegate or transfer to another course by giving IfJ at least 24 hours’ notice.

In exceptional circumstances IfJ reserve the right to issue a full refund. Please inform us at the time of cancellation of your particular reason for cancelling. If you wish to cancel or change your booking, please do so by emailing: admin@intermediaries-for-justice.org

We will endeavour to respond to all cancellation requests within two working days. Refunds will be made using the same method of payment as you used for the purchase and will be paid within seven days of refund confirmation.

Places are limited to a maximum of 20 participants. There is a minimum requirement of 12 participants. If the minimum number is not met, IfJ reserve the right to cancel the course with at least two weeks' notice and a full refund will be issued.