ACPEWA Professional Development

Please join us for our upcoming half-day professional development workshop on the popular topic Presence in the Faces of Trauma, which will include use of the latest knowledge about trauma informed pastoral care. Presenter Natalie Kay has over 10 years experience in pastoral care and has training in hakomi therapy.

Date: Saturday 27 August 2022

Time: 8:30am registration; PD 9:00am-12:30pm

Location: Holy Family Catholic Church. Cnr Canning Highway and Thelma, Como (Entrance off Thelma St) Ample parking.

Cost: $20 members; $60 non-members; Recent CPE graduates may be eligible for free entry.

Registration: Registrations via try booking until 25 August 2022.

Morning tea will be provided.

Finding Presence in the Faces of Trauma

An experiential workshop exploring somatic awareness in pastoral interventions to facilitate offering an attuned presence with those we visit.

The morning will include an overview of somatic and trauma informed pastoral care, as well as activities to aid your awareness of non-verbal cues.

Natalie Kay

Natalie was a Pastoral Practitioner at St John of God Hospital for 10 years and has trained in Hakomi Mindful Somatic Psychotherapy.

She also has training in fine art and experience as a Community Arts Coordinator. Natalie is currently establishing her private somatic psychotherapy practice and studying anatomy and remedial touch.