An introduction to best practice for working with torture survivors

Sector Training & Events
11 July 2019 09:00 - 13:00
The Alan Smithson Rooms, City House, 1-3 City Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2AY 

Presented by Freedom from Torture’s legal, medical, therapeutic and welfare experts, this introductory session is suitable for new/beginner level legal representatives and advisers, welfare advisers and others working within relevant support agencies with survivors of torture.
This session will cover topics such as:

  • What is torture?

  • What are the physical and psychological consequences of torture?

  • Interview techniques

  • Medical evidence

  • Self-care and vicarious trauma

  • Policies and protections for torture survivors going through the asylum process

  • Welfare provisions and support

To book your place, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your name, organisation and contact details by Friday 28th June 2019
Spaces are limited. In the event that we are oversubscribed we will generally apply a first come first basis but will also endeavour to fairly assign places across a variety of organisations.


All Dates

  • 11 July 2019 09:00 - 13:00

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