This document is designed to orient readers to the specialist work done by the Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture. It describes the integrated nature of our approach to working with and for survivors of torture and other traumatic events who come from refugee backgrounds.
Other learning opportunities
Talking about Trauma SeriesService development | Therapeutic theory & practice | Trauma informed care | 2018
As a society, and as practitioners it can be difficult to know how to respond appropriately to people who have experienced trauma. For this reason, Blue Knot Foundation has developed a Talking about Trauma series.
The Right To Be Safe: Ensuring sexual safety in acute mental health inpatient unitsDiversity | Trauma informed care | 2018
This project report is informed by an analysis of complaints and also considers the findings of four MHCC investigations into sexual safety breaches, a comprehensive review of national and international literature, and wide-ranging stakeholder consultations.
Breaking the Cycle of Trauma, Koori Parenting, What Works for UsAboriginal & Torres Strait Islander | Families & carers | Trauma informed care | 2014
Consisting of a booklet, poster and post cards, the resources convey key messages and practical strategies to help Koori parents break intergenerational cycles of trauma within their families. The resources have been directly informed by and developed for, urban, Aboriginal parents.