Join us on Facebook for the sessions that are of interest to you (this excludes webinars which will be held on zoom and require pre-booking)
8.45 am – Introduction and Welcome to Blue Knot Day
Dr Cathy Kezelman welcomes us all to Blue Knot Day, and introduces Minister Ruston to officially launch the day along with new Blue Knot Guidelines and Plain English Guide for Trauma-Informed Practice for the disability sector
9.00 am – What is a Trauma-Informed Community?
Hear Blue Knot Ambassadors, facilitators, counsellors and friends of Blue Knot share their reflections about what a trauma-informed community means to them
9.20 am – Building a Trauma-Informed Community
Louise shares insights from her own healing journey, training and study and how they have informed her work and her advocacy around building a trauma-informed world.
10.00 am – Webinar 1 – Understanding Complex Trauma and Strategies to Support Yourself
This webinar focuses on foundational knowledge of complex trauma and different strategies to support yourself (this webinar is conducted on zoom and pre-registration is required – see booking details below)
11.00 am – Meditation with Natascha
Join us for a gentle meditation to help centre your mind and spirit
11.30 am – Celeste’s Story of Recovery
Celeste reflects on her process of recovery, and her vision and advocacy for a trauma-informed justice system
12.00 pm – Using Clay Creatively to Support our Wellbeing
Explore a creative way to support wellbeing by using different types of clay. This session will explore how we can use clay to calm the nervous system.
12.45 pm – Trauma-Informed Aquatics
Janine a counsellor, is passionate about all things aquatic. She talks about the nurturing properties of water while highlighting the need for trauma-informed principles to be embedded into swimming coaching.
1.30 pm – Robert’s Story of Recovery
Robert speaks with Neta about his time in and out of the prison system, and how the counselling support he has received from the National Counselling and Referral Service team has changed his life.
2.00 pm – Webinar 2 – Exploring How to Build a Trauma-Informed Community
This webinar unpacks how we can contribute towards becoming a more trauma-informed community. (this webinar is conducted on zoom and pre-registration is required – see booking details below)
3.00 pm – Andrew’s Story of Recovery
Andrew speaks about his journey of recovery and what’s helped him along the way, including the use of humour as a coping mechanism
3.30 pm – Trauma-Informed Yoga with Shirley
Join us for a trauma-informed yoga session with Shirley
4.00 pm – Trauma-Informed Approach to Redress
Louise speaks with Helen about the difference a trauma-informed approach can make to the Redress process.
4.30 pm – Meditation with Natascha
Join Natascha for an afternoon meditation to close the day.
5.00 pm – Close
Tamara closes with some reflections from the day.