Workshop: Recognising and Addressing Signs of (Secondary) Distress and Trauma


University of Birmingham online EUniWell-Event

A Multidisciplinary Workshop for Researchers and Graduate Students Working with Distressing Data and Sensitive Topics.

A flyer of the workshop on "Recognising and Addressing Signs of (Secondary) Distress and Trauma".

MASTERY (Managing Sensitive Topics in Teaching and Research Confidently), seeks to change how we deal with sensitive topics in academia. The project aims to provide connection and community for the researchers and educators that help their communities throughout the year. The teams is holding a multidisciplinary event open to researchers and graduate students dealing with distressing data and sensitive topics. 

This online workshop featuring leading mental health experts and practitioners will enable researchers to better understand symptoms of (secondary) traumatic stress and healthy coping strategies.

This event is open to all, including, but not just, researchers and university students!


29 November 2022, 10:00-13:00 CET / 09:00-12:00 GMT


10:00-11:00 CET / 9:00-10:00 GMT: David Russell (Community Safety & Justice Manager, Midlothian Council):
Practice considerations in the management of complex or sensitive cases

11:00-12:00 CET / 10:00-11:00 GMT: Marion Wachet (Consultant Clinical and Counselling Psychologist):
Reset your Mind and Body - Practical tools to deal with traumatic experiences in the workplace 

12:00-13:00 CET / 11:00-12:00 GMT: Steph Keeble (Director Birmingham LGBT):
Trauma in the LGBTQ+ community


Registration open!

Link to registration here – free, registration required. You will be sent a Zoom link closer to the event.