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 West Australian member organisation, has released a statement appealing for the Australian Government to ensure the health, well-being and rights of people currently in Nauru and Papua New Guinea seeking and needing protection. 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

DATETIMEWORKSHOP 
Thursday 15 Feb.9.30am–4.00pmWhat is Cultural Competency?
Develop your understanding and practice
Bookings and details
Thursday 15 Mar.9.30am–4.00pmUnderstanding the Refugee and Asylum Seeker Experience Bookings and details
Thursday 19 Apr.9.30am–4.00pmSuicide Risk in Refugees and Asylum Seekers Bookings and details
Thursday 17 May9.30am–4.00pmThe Incidental Counsellor :
Recognising and responding to trauma behaviours
Bookings and details
Thursday 14 June9.30am–4.00pmCompassion Fatigue:
Preserving resiliency
Bookings and details
Thursday 19 July9.30am–4.00pmHealthy Relationships: Understanding domestic violence within refugee communities Bookings and details
Thursday 16 Aug9.30am–4.00pmWorking with Refugee and Asylum Seeker Youth
Bookings and details
Thursday 20 Sept.9.30am–12:30pmWorking with Interpreters Bookings and details
Tuesday 16 & Wednesday 17 Oct8.30am–4.30pm
(both days)
Applied Suicide Intervention
Skills Training (ASIST)
(Two-day program)
Bookings and details
Thursday 15 Nov.9.30am–4.00pmSuicide Risk in Refugees
and Asylum Seekers

Bookings and details

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