Association for Services to Torture and Trauma Survivors

ASeTTS provides holistic services for refugee survivors of torture and trauma to rebuild their lives.

SERVICES

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Counselling >

We seek to assist our clients to reintegrate their personalities to develop trust in themselves and others, and to reconnect with others when avoidance has become habitual.

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Community Development >

Community development programs, in partnership with the participating communities, strengthen communities by building social capital, social cohesion and connectedness.

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Youth Support >

ASeTTS youth program NAYS (Newly Arrived Youth Service) focuses on assisting and supporting young people and their families to achieve positive objectives and outcomes.

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LATEST NEWS

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ASeTTS vision is a more peaceful and just world where human rights are recognised, violations of human rights are challenged , and where there is support for people who have endured torture and trauma, and for their families

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FASSTT, of which ASeTTS is the WA member organisation, has released a statement welcoming the ratification of OPCAT- A TREATY TO STRENGTHEN THE PROTECTION FROM ABUSE OF PEOPLE DEPRIVED OF THEIR LIBERTY. Click here for full statment.

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QPASTT is pleased to announce that the 2nd Australia and New Zealand Refugee Trauma Recovery in Resettlement Conference will be held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre from 27-29 March 2019. For more information please click here

WE CAN HELP YOU

Our aim is to empower the people we serve to address their psychological difficulties in a safe therapeutic space where they can begin to rebuild their confidence, reconnect with their strengths and feel more confident in navigating the challenges of building a new life in Australia.

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Individual counselling sessions provided to clients

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Hours of professional supervision provided to staff

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External training workshops delivered across the community

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Clients who engaged in therapy

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UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

NOTE  –  If you have any registration or payment issues please contact – training@asetts.org.au or call 9227 2700 

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DATE TIME WORKSHOP  
Thursday 15 Nov. 9.30am–4.00pm Suicide Risk in Refugees
and Asylum Seekers
Bookings and details
Thursday, 28th FEB 9:30am– 4:00pm What is Cultural Competency? Develop your understanding and practice.
14 MARCH 9:30am– 4:00pm Understanding the Refugee and Asylum Seeker Experience.
10 & 11 APRIL 9:30am- 4:00pm
(both days)
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
16 MAY 9:30am– 4:00pm Incidental Counsellor: Responding to trauma behaviours.
13 JUNE 9.30am – 3.00pm Working with Refugee and Asylum Seeker Youth
15 AUG 9:30am– 4:00pm Suicide Risk in Refugee and Asylum Seekers
29 AUG 9:30am– 4:00pm Healthy Relationships: Understanding Domestic Violence within Refugee Communities
19 SEPT 9:30am – 12:30pm Working with Interpreters
16 & 17 OCT 8:30am– 4:30pm (both days) Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
14 NOV 9:30am– 4:00pm Compassion Fatigue: Preserving Resiliency


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