Trauma Awareness for Teaching Dance

Ausdance ACT Dance Week event
with Glenn Flanagan, Team Leader, Training and Development, Companion House
Belconnen Arts Centre
2-5pm Friday 7 May 2021

Applications due 4pm Thursday 29 April 2021

If you are interested in developing your dance teaching skills, this three hour training program could be for you. It is focussed on an awareness of how to best teach dance to people of all ages, from refugee and other trauma backgrounds.

Barbie speaks with Glenn Flanagan from Companion House

The program will cover:

  • The refugee experience
  • Trauma impact and effects
  • Framework for trauma and recovery
  • Practical strategies for recovery
  • Self-care for practitioners

Places are limited to 20 participants and are by application: https://www.belcoarts.com.au/companion/. For further info, please contact Belconnen Arts Centre on (02) 6173 3300.

Companion House is a health service assisting refugees and asylum seekers in the ACT.