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History

In 2001,2003,2004,2005 workshops were presented in Ivory Park for professionals and community leaders.
In October 2002 for child and adolescent trauma survivors at TMI
In February 2003 for adults, children and adolescents in Ivory Park.

Staff consists of 5 volunteers (2 OTs and 3 Community leaders)

ATU Grant funding support

  1. 2000 - Self funded workshops
  2. 2001 –Themba Lesizwe - workshops
  3. 2002 –Themba Lesizwe - workshops
  4. 2003 – Themba Lesizwe – service provision
  5. 2004 – Self funded workshops
  6. 2005 – Foundation for Human Rights - Mentor and partnership with YDTP
  7. 2006 – Foundation for Human Rights

Vision to deliver a service on an ongoing basis in disadvantaged areas.

Ongoing groups with:

  1. Disabled – quadriplegics and paraplegics
  2. Elders
  3. Street children
  4. Children removed form homes due to abuse
  5. Compassion fatigue in Health Providers
  6. Youth at risk

Cycle of Violence.

Sinani / KwaZulu-Natal Programme for Survivors of Violence

Cycle of Peace.

Sinani / KwaZulu-Natal Programme for Survivors of Violence

Prerequisites to attain maximal functional independence

  1. Good support systems such as  Social Groups and  Family Groups
  2. Understanding of  PTSD symptoms
  3. Stress management
  4. Build self confidence / esteem
  5. Staying away from drug and alcohol
  6. Lifestyle routine – work /recreation

Ethical considerations -treating clients with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

  1. Confidentiality
  2. Destigmatisation
  3. Normalisation of symptoms- [Normal reaction to an abnormal event]
  4. Containment
  5. Safety

 

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