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Education and Training

Post-Crash Education Workshops

We deliver educational workshops and training on grief, loss and trauma and self-care strategies for organisations whose staff may be exposed to road trauma as part of their work, such as emergency services personnel and for communities whose have been affected by a road incident.

Presentations and seminars are tailored to need and can include topics such as:

  • How to support yourself and others after a road crash;
  • Understanding the impact of grief, loss and trauma
  • Communicating with those who are bereaved
  • How to support yourself and others experiencing grief and loss
  • Self-care strategies
  • Common reactions after grief and loss
  • How to support children and adolescents
  • Life-changing impacts after a road crash
  • When professional help may be needed
  • Find out where and how to access support.

Post-Crash Care – Understanding the Psychosocial Needs as Part of the Safe Systems Approach

2 March 2022

Road Trauma Support Services Vic (RTSSV) and Injury Matters, WA, bring together over 27 years of specialist experience working with people impacted by road incidents. Together, they will explore the psychosocial impacts of road incidents, untangle the complexities and trajectories people face, the ripple effect within individuals, families, and communities, and the systems that can support or inhibit recovery.

Supporting People after a Road Crash Webinar

10 August 2022

Each year in Western Australia, thousands of people are impacted by road trauma. Responding or being first on scene at a car crash, losing family and friends, dealing with injuries, caring for those injured, causing a crash or witnessing a serious crash can have a devastating and enduring impact.

This information session is for professionals including emergency services personnel (paid and volunteer) who may be exposed to road trauma as part of their work, and who would like to know more about how the Road Trauma Support WA service can support those who have been impacted by a road crash.

Injury Matters: Mental and Physical Safety (MaPS) on our Roads

Information for heavy vehicle operators and industry with tips on how to improve mental and physical health as a means of improving heavy vehicle safety.

Please contact us for further information or if you require a training session for your organisation or community. Note that some fees may apply for customised education and training events.

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